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South Pettibone Drive Bridge

Pettibone Slough Bridge

   


South Pettibone Drive Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 9, 2013
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
South Pettibone Drive Over Pettibone Slough
Location
La Crosse: La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1931 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1950
Main Span Length
48 Feet (14.6 Meters)
Structure Length
54.8 Feet (16.7 Meters)
Roadway Width
30.5 Feet (9.3 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
P32070300000000

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This is a concrete arch bridge that was built in 1931. It was apparently widened in 1950. This can be discerned by looking under the bridge and seeing how narrow the arch structure is and that next to the arch are concrete beams that rest on an abutment with concrete that looks different from the arch abutment's concrete. The seam between the arch abutment and the concrete beam abutment is further evidence that the bridge was widened. The concrete beams would have been added in 1950. This would have required railing replacement. The railings, which are an attractive balustrade design must date to 1950 as a result. These railings retain attractive lighting standards.

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