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Bauer Road Bridge

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Relocated Bauer Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2011

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BH Photo #210891

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Overview
Relocated through truss bridge originally over Looking Glass River on Bauer Road; , now relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Location
Clinton County, Michigan
Status
Relocated and open to pedestrians
History
Built 1880 by the Penn Bridge Works; dismantled and moved to Calhoun County where it was restored
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
Wrought iron, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 78.7 ft.
Total length: 78.7 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.81917, -84.71972   (decimal degrees)
42°49'09" N, 84°43'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/686409/4743255 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wacousta
Inventory numbers
MINBI 19315H00011B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 02021 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2006)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 95.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
546

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge relocated to Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park.

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