Glacial Lakes State Trail - Sauk River Bridge
Demolition of former railroad bridge and construction of a new State Trail Bridge over the Sauk River in the City of Richmond.
Demolition of former railroad bridge completed during March 2011. New trail bridge engineering and design complete. Bridge construction/installation scheduled for completion in September 2012.
Replacement of the former railroad bridge located over the Sauk River in the community of Richmond. The former railroad structure was subject to a detailed inspection and determined to not be eligible for rehabilitation. A new trail bridge will be constructed in the location of the former railroad to carry recreational trail traffic (trail through Richmond is scheduled for construction in 2012-2013).
The demolition of the 300' long former railroad trestle bridge over the Sauk River at Richmond was completed during March 2011. This bridge had never been subject to conversion for trail use. A new 250 foot steel trail bridge with a concrete deck will be constructed in the location of the former railroad structure during 2011 providing a trail link between the communities of RIchmond and Roscoe. The replacement trail bridge is scheduled to be completed by 30 September 2012.