Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Sherman Avenue Crossing
This bridge was replaced in 1934 by a steel bridge with a concrete arch facade. The beams, deck and railings of the 1934 bridge were replaced in 2003 with concrete beams and facade and railing that match the 1934 construction.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 43° 5.69′ N, 89° 22.187′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and North Thornton Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Sherman Avenue. The marker is on the north end of the Yahara Bridge on the lake side of Sherman Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Tenney Park Lock and Dam (within shouting distance of this marker); Tenney Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tenney Park (approx. Ό mile away); Steensland Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing Co. Office Building (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Steensland Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Burr Jones Field (approx. half a mile away); Bird Effigy Mound (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 5, 6. submitted on June 24, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 7. submitted on April 27, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.