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Michigan Avenue Bridge (1871)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #464843

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Grand River on Michigan Avenue
Location
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871; Replaced 1894 and relocated to Kalamazoo Street.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 215.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.73358, -84.54958   (decimal degrees)
42°44'01" N, 84°32'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/700595/4734141 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added photos and dimensions per WIBC catalog.
  • January 12, 2020: New photo from Luke

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