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WSOR - Rock River Bridge (North)

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Leverton

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BH Photo #242963

Street View 

Video 

Janesville, WI - WSOR Rock River Bridge North Crossing

Mark Boettcher

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Rock River on Wisconsin & Southern Railway
Location
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin
Status
Open
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement in 2023
History
Built 1911, Approaches Built 1883
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Cleary-White Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Substructure)
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Deck plate girder approached by stone arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 470.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.68617, -89.02763   (decimal degrees)
42°41'10" N, 89°01'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/333889/4727958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Janesville West
Inventory number
BH 54512 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added approach build date
  • April 2, 2022: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 22, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added builder, noted scheduled replacement
  • November 11, 2021: New video from Mark Boettcher
  • November 5, 2021: New photo from Mark Boettcher
  • June 16, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 23, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • December 25, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • November 17, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mark Boettcher

Comments 

WSOR - Rock River Bridge (North)
Posted February 18, 2022, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)