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Petrieville Road Bridge

Photos 

Full Longitudinal View Of Bridge Spans, Looking North

Photos taken by Jerry Cohen and Dr. Justin Kestenbaum, October 1985, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #120874

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Grand River on Petrieville Road in Eaton Township
Location
Eaton Township, Eaton County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Build date unknown; Replaced 1986
Design
Two span, riveted Warren pony truss.

"The Petrieville Road Bridge is one of two remaining multi-span, riveted connection, Warren pony truss bridges in Michigan.

"The Petrieville Road Bridge is to be replaced with funds provided to the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Eaton County Road Commission by the Fedral Highway Administration. Under Section 106 of the Historic Preservation Act of 1966, mitigative documentation was prepared in December 1985 by Daniel M. Reppuh, P.E. of C.J. McLravy & Sons, Inc., Consulting Engineers."

Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.0 ft.
Total length: 152.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.53550, -84.62400   (decimal degrees)
42°32'08" N, 84°37'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/695121/4711970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurelius
Inventory number
BH 37155 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER MI-14 - Petrieville Road Bridge, Spanning Grand River, Eaton Township, Eaton County, MI