Rating:
1 vote

Indian River Straits Highway Bridge

Photo 

Indian River 1935

Unknown photographer

RPPC 1935 unknown publisher

Enlarge

BH Photo #378907

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete curved chord through girder bridge over Indian River on Straits Highway (formerly US 27)
Location
Indian River, Cheboygan County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1924, demolished December 2011
Builder
- J. B. Whitcomb Construction Co.
Design
Concrete curved chord through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.41316, -84.61154   (decimal degrees)
45°24'47" N, 84°36'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/686888/5031624 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indian River
Inventory numbers
MINBI 16200015000B020 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 52237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/1997)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 39.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
3,560

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • April 25, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks