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Silver River Falls Bridge

Photos 

South side

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #240792

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Silver River on M-26
Location
Keweenaw County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Closed-spandrel arch with stone facing and corrugated steel reinforcement
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 17, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.46288, -88.07256   (decimal degrees)
47°27'46" N, 88°04'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/419164/5257161 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delaware
Inventory numbers
NRHP 99001527 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 53726 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,094)
Built 1930 (1,744)
Built during 1930s (11,745)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,989)
Deck arch (11,332)
Have street view (26,928)
Keweenaw County, Michigan (8)
Michigan (1,124)
NR-listed (2,960)
Open (39,880)
Owned by state (15,982)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info
  • October 2, 2012: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

Comments 

Silver River Falls Bridge
Posted February 4, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

The bridge is unusual because the Keweenaw County Road Commission (county forces) built this bridge for the Michigan State Highway Department. The National Register nomination does not list an engineer.

Silver River Falls Bridge
Posted February 4, 2021, by Maureen Bokhart (Thebokharts [at] icloud [dot] com)

Do you know who designed and engineered this bridge?

Silver River Falls Bridge
Posted February 4, 2021, by Maureen Bokhart (Thebokharts [at] icloud [dot] com)

Do you know who designed and engineered this bridge?