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Raymond Road Bridge


Raymond Road Bridge

Photo taken by Paul in April 2018

BH Photo #490392



Pratt pony truss bridge over Fitts Creek on Raymond Road
Lenawee County, Michigan
Closed to all traffic
Built 1900
3-panel, Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 32.8 ft.
Total length: 34.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95694, -84.34222   (decimal degrees)
41°57'25" N, 84°20'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/720267/4648412 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
Inventory numbers
MINBI 46318H00010B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 20110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2021: New photos from Tony Dillon



Raymond Road Bridge
Posted February 12, 2021, by Paul

Sure thing, Tony! Glad to be able to add to the treasure trove of information on this site.

Raymond Road Bridge
Posted February 12, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thanks for adding these Paul! I took the liberty of adding the pics of this and Cole Road to their respective pages crediting you.

Raymond Road Bridge
Posted February 12, 2021, by Paul

This bridge is still standing and is not in that bad of shape despite having been closed for decades, unlike the collapsed Cole Road Bridge half a mile away.

Some pictures from April of 2018.

Raymond Road Bridge
Posted January 19, 2015, by Rick McOmber (rickvic8 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks for sharing, and glad its still standing. Any pictures of the Cole road pony truss next to it?

Raymond Road Bridge
Posted January 16, 2015, by Anonymous (mechanicman86 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have a recent picture in 2014 of this bridge