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UP - WI74 Townline Road Overpass

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Mark Boettcher in May 2021

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BH Photo #511426

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Description 

Information provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over WI 74 on Railroad (UP)
Location
Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builder
- Cleary-White Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 68.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13331, -88.18455   (decimal degrees)
43°07'60" N, 88°11'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/403657/4776299 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sussex
Inventory number
BH 59029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • November 5, 2021: New photos from Mark Boettcher
  • April 3, 2014: Updated by Matt Lohry: Corrected bridge type: this is a deck plate girder, not a steel stringer
  • December 17, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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