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CR 510 Bridge

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CR 510 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2011

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BH Photo #208028

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Description 

Bridge was relocated from a crossing over the Alleghany River in Pennsylvania in 1919 and erected at this location over the Dead River in 1921 as part of highway M-35.

Facts 

Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Dead River on former CR 510
Location
Marquette County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Originally built in Pennsylvania around the turn of the century. Acquired by the state of Michigan in 1919 and erected in 1921. Closed to traffic in 2010.
Builders
- C.M. Neeld Construction Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Gust Anderson
- Illinois Bridge Co.
- R.L. Ericson
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 264.8 ft.
Total length: 271.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Dead River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.56111, -87.54222   (decimal degrees)
46°33'40" N, 87°32'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/458440/5156536 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Negaunee
Inventory numbers
MINBI 52200031000B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 06555 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2009)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
1,256

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 2, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Modified build date
  • August 8, 2011: Updated by C Hanchey: Added historical info

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