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Ada Covered Bridge (Replica)

Photos 

File:Ada Covered Bridge - Michigan.jpg

Photo taken by Sandysphotos2009

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo at en.m.wikipedia.org

BH Photo #275829

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Description 

A replica Brown truss bridge to replace the one destroyed by fire in 1979. The original plans were located and used in the new bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Brown truss bridge over Thornapple River
Location
Ada, Kent County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1867; Closed 1930; Bypassed 1931; Destroyed 1979; Replaced 1980
Design
Brown through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1970
Also called
Bradfield Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.95250, -85.48601   (decimal degrees)
42°57'09" N, 85°29'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/623498/4756651 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cascade
Inventory numbers
WGCB 22-41-01 #2 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 70000275 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 59691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2015: New photo from John Loxton
  • February 24, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • February 24, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 13, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed to a Brown truss
  • February 13, 2014: Added by Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Loxton