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High View Drive Bridge

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High View Drive Bridge

The Herald-Palladium: January 5 1978

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BH Photo #460093

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Facts 

Overview
Lost wooden bridge over C&O Railroad on High View Drive in Watervliet
Location
Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1900; damaged 1978; closed until 1982; removed sometime after
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 72.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18944, -86.26194   (decimal degrees)
42°11'22" N, 86°15'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/560942/4671073 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coloma
Inventory numbers
MINBI 115710800029R01 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 19969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,470)
Berrien County, Michigan (47)
Lost (22,445)
Michigan (1,049)
Owned by railroad (11,158)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,016)
Timber stringer (3,718)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,990)
Wooden deck (6,000)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

High View Drive Bridge
Posted September 14, 2010, by BRIAN

BRIDGE IS NO LONGER THERE ...