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Fallasburg Covered Bridge 22-41-02

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Overview
Covered bridge over Flat River on Covered Bridge Road
Location
Kent County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1871; rehabilitated 1994
Builder
- Jared N. Bresee
Design
Rare Brown truss covered bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.8 ft.
Total length: 97.8 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.98028, -85.32639   (decimal degrees)
42°58'49" N, 85°19'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/636458/4759983 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lowell
Inventory numbers
MINBI 41322H00018B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 05183 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2009)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 19.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
122

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 5, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Common name and builder

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Janis Ford
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net