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Washington Avenue Bowstring Bridge

Photo 

Historic photo courtesy of Nathan Holth

BH Photo #469843

Map 

Description 

Replaced by a concrete arch bridge that itself has since been replaced.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Grand River on Washington Avenue
Location
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1870's
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72449, -84.55232   (decimal degrees)
42°43'28" N, 84°33'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/700400/4733125 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88911 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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