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Grand River Bascule Bridge

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Grand River Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Grand River on US 31 in Grand Haven
Location
Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1960
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Hazelet + Erdal of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 692.9 ft.
Deck width: 84.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.07472, -86.21833   (decimal degrees)
43°04'29" N, 86°13'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/563635/4769409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Haven
Inventory numbers
MINBI 70170014000B020 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 08699 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
62,192

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 20, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 14, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • October 11, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 23, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 23, 2013: New Street View added by James Baughn

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