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West Avenue Bridge

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on M-50 and Business US 127 in Jackson
Location
Jackson County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1952; Replaced 2013.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.8 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25361, -84.42333   (decimal degrees)
42°15'13" N, 84°25'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/712550/4681149 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jackson North
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
15,194
Inventory numbers
MINBI 38138072000R010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 04404 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20084 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,441)
Built 1923 (579)
Built during 1920s (9,380)
Conrail (875)
Deck arch (10,683)
Jackson County, Michigan (11)
Lost (21,306)
Lost 2013 (277)
Lost during 2010s (2,501)
Michigan (1,014)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,526)
Owned by state (14,928)
Railroad (14,226)
Replaced by new bridge (14,053)
Skewed (4,800)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,722)
Structurally deficient (16,978)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,298)
US 127 (5)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: typo fix
  • February 18, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment

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Comments 

Conrail Bridge
Posted February 18, 2015, by Jeff Mays (vinyladdict61 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The original bridge was removed and replaced by a new bridge in 2013.