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Wakely Road Bridge - Saratoga, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 44° 18.001 W 089° 53.322
16T E 269568 N 4909254
Quick Description: The Wakely Road Bridge, also known as the Point Basse Bridge was built in 1893-1894. It crosses over Wakely Creek.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2007 1:17:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM2AZR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 16

Long Description:
The bridge is a single arch bridge that was built in the late 19th century. The work order for the bridge's construction called for "5 ft abutment, 10 ft span. 16 ft planks. 3 in wide with railing 5 stringers and to be made of good sound and good size and solid timber. All peeled and grade level with the bridge and fill all holes and grade all side hills in good passable manner."
Length of bridge: 10' span

Height of bridge: 10'

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Wakely creek


Date constructed: 1893-1894

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Wakely Road

Location:
Saratoga, WI - Wood County


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