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Wilson Road - Maple River Bridge

Photos 

Wilson Road - Maple River Bridge

Lansing State Journal: July 11 1973

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BH Photo #450047

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maple River on Wilson Road
Location
Bannister, Gratiot County, Michigan
Status
Collapsed due to overweight gravel truck July 10, 1973
History
Collapsed in 1973; replaced in 1974
Builders
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
- Elkhart Bridge Co.
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13242, -84.42815   (decimal degrees)
43°07'57" N, 84°25'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/709181/4778730 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85606 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • June 19, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Wilson Road - Maple River Bridge
Posted June 19, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!