Water Street Eau Claire

Water St. Bridge replacement project

Project Overview


The aging Water Street Bridge in the city of Eau Claire is currently being replaced. The overall project includes replacing the structure with a new bridge that will be slightly wider to accommodate both bicycles and pedestrians. Additional improvements include:

  • Taller railings
  • Raised sidewalks for pedestrians
  • Six foot on-street bike lanes in each direction
  • Decorative lighting matching Thorp Drive
  • A light for the bike/pedestrian trail under the bridge
  • Scenic overlooks on the northeast and southwest quadrants
  • Adding a right turn lane onto 1st Avenue

Project information