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Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park Bridge #6 - Charlotte Highway Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Allen in June 2008

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BH Photo #270311

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Whipple through truss bridge over Bridge Park Drive on a pedestrian path in the Historic Bridge Park
Location
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1886 over the Grand River in Ionia County, MI and carried the Charlotte Highway. It was rehabilitated and relocated to the H.B.P. in 2005-06
Builders
- Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio
- H.P. Hepburn (engineer)
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 173.0 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29144, -85.11485   (decimal degrees)
42°17'29" N, 85°06'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655411/4683856 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ceresco
Inventory number
BH 49701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • November 15, 2013: New photos from Jim Allen
  • May 4, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added some information
  • September 22, 2011: New Street View added by James McCray
  • September 21, 2011: Added by James McCray

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