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Babcock Road - Looking Glass River Bridge

Photos 

Babcock Road Bridge

Lansing State Journal: January 11 1983

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BH Photo #463276

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Looking Glass River on Babcock Road
Location
Clinton County, Michigan
Status
Destroyed by pickup truck hitting bridge's south side
History
Built 1901; Destroyed January 10, 1983 by pickup truck hitting bridge's south side; Replaced
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86964, -84.45291   (decimal degrees)
42°52'11" N, 84°27'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/708052/4749485 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87625 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2020: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Builder
  • December 30, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com