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Grand Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Grand Avenue Bridge

No longer there

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #292671

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Grand Avenue
Location
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
History
Built in 1902
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03860, -87.90970   (decimal degrees)
43°02'19" N, 87°54'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425898/4765502 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milwaukee
Inventory number
BH 62756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,105)
Built 1902 (594)
Built during 1900s (7,804)
Deck girder (6,458)
Girder (11,432)
Lost (30,561)
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (157)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (105)
Movable (3,169)
Owned by city (6,193)
Plate girder (8,954)
Replaced by new bridge (20,805)
Wisconsin (1,734)
Wisconsin Bridge Co. (9)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2022: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added builder and built date
  • October 22, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 19, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 6, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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