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Forestville Road Bridge

Photos 

Construction work

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #240757

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Dead River on HD Road
Location
Marquette County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
This bridge was left standing next to its replacement.
History
Built 1935
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.8 ft.
Total length: 138.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.57333, -87.46917   (decimal degrees)
46°34'24" N, 87°28'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/464048/5157858 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marquette
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
378
Inventory numbers
MINBI 52308C00011B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 06593 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20134 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2018: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated future prospects--this bridge was left standing next to its replacement.
  • November 22, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 2, 2012: New photos from James Baughn
  • September 11, 2012: Updated by James Baughn: Replacement bridge under construction

Sources 

  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry