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Wells Street Street Bridge House

The City of Milwaukee developed the towerless vertical lift bridge in the 1960s.

Address
101 E Wells St

Saturday Hours
10 am - 5 pm

Sunday Hours
10 am - 5 pm

Photography
Photography, Tripods Permitted

Handicapped Accessible
None

Passport Site
Water Passport

A vertical-lift, or table-top bridge, is a movable bridge that utilizes hydraulics to raise the span vertically while remaining parallel with the deck. See how a bridge works from the bridge operator’s perspective. There will be two to three openings per hour during the event.