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William S. Antisdale Memorial State Reward Bridge

Photos 

West Elevation View Looking East

We are puzzled how the HAER report can say subsequent work on the bridge was performed in 1989, yet the NBI says the bridge was replaced in 1988. Was the bridge reconstructed? Or replaces? The City Engineer for Norton Shores reports that the bridge was, in fact, replaced.

Photo taken by James F. White, March 1988, for HAER

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #122002

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Mona Lake on Henry Street in North Shores
Location
North Shores, Muskegon County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1932, susequent work 1989; Replaced 1988
Builder
- H.E. Culbertson Co. of Muskegon Heights, Michigan
Design
"This bridge has been classified a significant bridge from the Engineering and Transportation standpoint.

"Ths bridge is scheduled for reconstruction because of the deteriorated condition of the abutments and the deck. The vertical alignment has also been redesigned to bring it into compliance with today's geometric standards, and to provide safe sight distances. The bridge will be widened to accomodate increased vehicular traffic.

"Ayres, Lewis, Norris and May, Inc. or Ann Arbor, Michigan has prepared Contract Documents for the reconstruction. ALNM is also repsonsible for the HAER documentation of the structure."

Historic American Engineering Report
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Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 901.0 ft.
Also called
Henry Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.17917, -86.26361   (decimal degrees)
43°10'45" N, 86°15'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/559847/4780974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muskegon West
Inventory number
BH 37242 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER MI-26 - William S. Antisdale Memorial State Reward Bridge, Spanning Mona Lake at Henry Street, Norton Shores, Muskegon County, MI