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West Michigan Avenue Bridge

Photos 

MI-65-1

Photo taken by Dietrich Floeter, November 1992, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #120750

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Battle Creek River on Michigan Avenue in Battle Creek
Location
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1903; Reconstructed 1935; Replaced 1993
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 109.0 ft.
Total length: 109.0 ft.
Deck width: 65.5 ft.
Also called
Battle Creek River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32278, -85.18583   (decimal degrees)
42°19'22" N, 85°11'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/649485/4687208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Battle Creek
Inventory number
BH 37146 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 11, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER MI-65 - West Michigan Avenue Bridge, Spanning Battle Creek River, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, MI
  • Dana and Kay Klein