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Wheeler Road Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Byron Miller in December 2011

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BH Photo #222941

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek Drain on Wheeler Road
Location
Gratiot County, Michigan
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1908
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.8 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.36667, -84.43944   (decimal degrees)
43°22'00" N, 84°26'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/707465/4804718 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rathbone
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
87
Inventory numbers
MINBI 29307H00015B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 20050 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1908 (661)
Built during 1900s (6,797)
Gratiot County, Michigan (9)
Lost (22,263)
Lost during 2000s (4,029)
Michigan (1,043)
Owned by county (20,054)
Pony truss (15,696)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Structurally deficient (15,851)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,709)
Truss (31,233)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2012: New photo from Byron Miller

Sources 

  • Byron Miller

Comments 

Wheeler Road Bridge
Posted January 7, 2012, by Byron Miller

Visited this on December 24, 2011. The bridge is gone.