Wisconsin Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Wisconsin bridges: 1,704
  • Bridges with photos: 1,344 (78.9%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 478 (28.1%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,695 (99.5%)

  • Total photos: 12,931

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 1,041 (61.1% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 800 (76.8% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 392 (37.7% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,035 (99.4% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 628 (36.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 426 (67.8% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 626 (99.7% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Main Street Bridge (1844) (Jefferson County, built 1844, replaced by new bridge)
  2. TMERL - Milwaukee River Bridge (Ozaukee County, built 1850, lost)
  3. Rochester Plank Road Bridge (Racine County, built 1851, destroyed by flood)
  4. Theresa Bridge (1851) (Dodge County, built 1851, replaced by new bridge)
  5. First Fox River Bridge Neenah (Old) (Winnebago County, built 1851, replaced by new bridge)
  6. Kilbourn Bridge (1856) (Sauk County, built 1856, replaced by new bridge)
  7. Main Street Bridge (1856) (Jefferson County, built 1856, destroyed by flood)
  8. Bridgeport Toll Bridge (Crawford County, built 1857, replaced by new bridge)
  9. Mile Bridge (Winnebago County, built 1862, replaced by new bridge)
  10. WSOR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Dodge County, built 1862, open to traffic)

Oldest Listed Extant Bridges

  1. WSOR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Dodge County, built 1862, open to traffic)
  2. UP - Tiffany Stone Arch Bridge (Rock County, built 1869, open to traffic)
  3. WSOR - Richland Creek Bridge (Green County, built 1869, open to traffic)
  4. UP - Unnamed Stream Bridge (Jefferson County, built 1870, open to traffic)
  5. Fountain Island Bridge (Fond du Lac County, built 1870, open to pedestrians)
  6. WSOR - Bridge #B-223 (Iowa County, built 1876, open to traffic)
  7. Cedarburg Covered Bridge 49-46-01 (Ozaukee County, built 1876, open to pedestrians)
  8. Bieneman Bridge (Racine County, built 1877, open to authorized vehicles only)
  9. Red Cedar River Bridge (1877) (Dunn County, built 1877, unknown status)
  10. Tivoli Island Bridge (Jefferson County, built 1877, open to pedestrians)

By Design

  • Arch: 239 (14.0%)
    • Deck arch: 229 (13.4%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 87 (5.1%)
      • Corrugated multi-plate arch: 1 (0.06%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 13 (0.8%)
      • Steel arch: 13 (0.8%)
      • Stone arch: 95 (5.6%)
      • Timber arch: 1 (0.06%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.06%)
      • Concrete pony arch: 1 (0.06%)
    • Through arch: 8 (0.5%)
      • Concrete through arch: 1 (0.06%)
      • Steel through arch: 6 (0.4%)
      • Timber through arch: 1 (0.06%)

  • Beam: 195 (11.4%)
    • Stringer: 191 (11.2%)
      • Concrete stringer: 14 (0.8%)
      • Steel stringer: 87 (5.1%)
      • Timber stringer: 42 (2.5%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 3 (0.2%)

  • Culvert: 7 (0.4%)
    • Concrete culvert: 4 (0.2%)

  • Ferry: 5 (0.3%)

  • Floating: 1 (0.06%)
    • Pontoon: 1 (0.06%)

  • Rigid frame: 6 (0.4%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 4 (0.2%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 2 (0.1%)

  • Girder: 415 (24.4%)
    • Deck girder: 196 (11.5%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 12 (0.7%)
      • Deck plate girder: 181 (10.6%)
    • Pony/through girder: 197 (11.6%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 7 (0.4%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 184 (10.8%)

  • Other: 67 (3.9%)

  • Slab: 48 (2.8%)

  • Suspension: 15 (0.9%)
    • Cable-stayed: 4 (0.2%)
    • Wire suspension: 11 (0.6%)

  • Truss: 654 (38.4%)
    • Bedstead pony truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Bedstead Pratt pony truss: 3 (0.2%)
    • Deck truss: 65 (3.8%)
      • Baltimore deck truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 12 (0.7%)
      • Howe deck truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Lattice deck truss: 4 (0.2%)
      • Other deck truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 7 (0.4%)
      • Warren deck truss: 22 (1.3%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 6 (0.4%)
      • Whipple deck truss: 2 (0.1%)
    • Half-through truss: 1 (0.06%)
    • Modern truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Modern through truss: 1 (0.06%)
        • Modern bowstring through truss: 1 (0.06%)
    • Pony truss: 193 (11.3%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 12 (0.7%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 10 (0.6%)
      • Howe pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Parker pony truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 36 (2.1%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 7 (0.4%)
      • Queenpost pony truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Warren pony truss: 61 (3.6%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 19 (1.1%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 11 (0.6%)
    • Through truss: 380 (22.3%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Camelback through truss: 8 (0.5%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Howe through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Kingpost through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Lattice through truss: 39 (2.3%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 29 (1.7%)
        • Town lattice truss: 8 (0.5%)
      • Multiple Kingpost through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Parker through truss: 27 (1.6%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 16 (0.9%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 19 (1.1%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 9 (0.5%)
      • Pratt through truss: 155 (9.1%)
      • Warren through truss: 22 (1.3%)
        • Warren through truss with sub-panels: 3 (0.2%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 4 (0.2%)
      • Whipple through truss: 9 (0.5%)

  • Tunnel: 11 (0.6%)

  • Unknown: 41 (2.4%)