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Reek Road Bridge (Original)



Rehab 1965


Lost pony truss bridge over North Branch Pere Marquette River on Reek Road
Mason County, Michigan
No longer exists
Replaced 2004
Pony truss
Span length: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.93750, -86.18083   (decimal degrees)
43°56'15" N, 86°10'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/565744/4865257 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
MINBI 53303H00028B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 20138 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Lost (26,752)
Lost 2004 (522)
Lost during 2000s (4,308)
Mason County, Michigan (11)
Michigan (1,295)
Owned by county (21,283)
Pony truss (16,665)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,281)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,417)
Truss (34,159)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2018: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Modify build date to rehab date per forum
  • September 13, 2018: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Location appears to have seen one truss bridge replaced with another

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Reek Road Bridge (Original)
Posted September 13, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Mike believe you to be correct. build date unknown for now.

Reek Road Bridge (Original)
Posted September 13, 2018, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Just to clarify, I don't think this was actually *built* in 1965 - at one point when I was trying to get the NBI data interfaced properly with this and the replacement bridge, it came back with a "reconstructed 1965" statistic on the edit screen.

Also, in the older NBI listings - 1992, 1996, 2000 - this is just listed with an unknown build date. However, if there's another info source out there that proves the 1965 build date...then nevermind what I just said.