Charlotte Highway Bridge
Relocated Charlotte Highway Bridge
Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2011
BH Photo #210877
An important piece of Michigan history that was relocated and restored.
- Whipple Truss bridge originally over Grand River on Charlotte Highway, now relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
- Ionia County, Michigan
- Built 1886 by Buckeye Bridge Works; replaced 2001 and relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County
- - Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio
- H.P. Hepburn
- Wrought iron Whipple through truss
Length of largest span: 172.9 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
- Also called
- Centerline Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.81556, -84.89444 (decimal degrees)
42°48'56" N, 84°53'40" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/672135/4742483 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Portland South
- Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
- Inventory numbers
- MINBI 34200072000B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 20066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of October 2017)
- Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- September 12, 2021: New photos from Art Suckewer
- April 17, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
- August 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated status
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
- C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
- Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com