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Grand River Bridge (Old)

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Grand River Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308975

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on US Highway 31
Location
Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1924; replaced 1960
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.07429, -86.21864   (decimal degrees)
43°04'27" N, 86°13'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/563611/4769360 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Haven
Inventory number
BH 64252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1924 (724)
Built during 1920s (9,790)
Grand Haven, Michigan (4)
Lost (24,062)
Lost 1960 (74)
Lost during 1960s (717)
Michigan (1,117)
Movable (2,914)
Ottawa County, Michigan (13)
Owned by state (15,742)
Replaced by new bridge (16,061)
Swing (1,410)
Through truss (14,831)
Truss (32,411)
US 31 (56)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2019: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Lifespan
  • November 25, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Grand River Bridge (Old)
Posted December 22, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

http://www.michiganhighways.org/listings/US-031.html

Completed on November 11, 1924, and removed in 1960 shortly after its successor was completed.

Relevant entries in the above listing are June 30, 1927 (the date that U.S. 31 replaced what had been the original M-11) and June 12, 1959.