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14 Mile Road Bridge

Photos 

View, East Elevation (Overall View)

Photo taken by Dietrich Floeter for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #310493

Map 

Description 

The bridge is part of Calhoun County's local roadway system which primarily serves existing agricultural, rural, residential, and associated traffic. The bridge is a steel, riveted camelback pony truss structure. The bridge reflects a type not common in Michigan in the twentieth century.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over St Joseph River on 14 Mile Road
Location
Calhoun County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1906; Replace 1994
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09024, -85.02033   (decimal degrees)
42°05'25" N, 85°01'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/663722/4661691 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Inventory numbers
MINBI 13320H00021B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 65071 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER MI-77 - Fourteen Mile Road Bridge, Spanning St. Joseph River, Tekonsha, Calhoun County, MI