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Wealthy Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #372797

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on Wealthy Street
Location
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Milwaukee Bridge Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 234.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.95614, -85.68259   (decimal degrees)
42°57'22" N, 85°40'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/607456/4756786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Rapids West
Inventory number
BH 74776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,529)
Built 1905 (759)
Built during 1900s (6,790)
Deck arch (10,781)
Grand Rapids, Michigan (14)
Kent County, Michigan (31)
Lost (22,244)
Michigan (1,041)
Milwaukee Bridge Co. (21)
Movable (2,843)
Navigable waterway (2,091)
Open-spandrel arch (709)
Parker through truss (1,229)
Parker truss (1,597)
Pin-connected (3,695)
Replaced by new bridge (14,836)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,885)
Swing (1,356)
Through truss (14,031)
Truss (31,219)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 16, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • December 16, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 14, 2016: Added by Dave King

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