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Leedle Mill Road Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by James Steakley

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BH Photo #169248

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Badfish Creek on Leedle Mill Road
Location
Rock County, Wisconsin
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Attempt to market bridge for reuse failed. Bridge will be demolished by approx. March 2011.
History
Built 1916
Builder
- E.C. Sherwin & Son
Design
Pratt through truss with riveted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.6 ft.
Total length: 125.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 17, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.84359, -89.25260   (decimal degrees)
42°50'37" N, 89°15'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/315925/4745907 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evansville
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
40
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80000398 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2004)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: This one is long gone
  • January 13, 2011: New photos from Eric Hanson
  • November 14, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Marketing attempt failed. Bridge demolition imminent.
  • July 6, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS.

Comments 

Leedle Mill Road Bridge
Posted January 18, 2016, by Matt Lohry

On the question about the cross brace in Photo #2: it wasn't added for strength; it's supposed to be attached in between the floor beams of the bridge, but it's falling off due to rust at the connection points.

Leedle Mill Road Bridge
Posted January 17, 2016, by Mike (mikesullakasully [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is now gone, and has been replaced.