Top Ranked Michigan Bridges

Ashmun Street Bridge (Chippewa County, Michigan)
Rated 97% with 5 votes
Tied steel arch bridge over Power Canal on Business I-75 in Sault Ste. Marie
Open to traffic
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1998
Turner Road Bridge (Ionia County, Michigan)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Grand River on Turner Road
Closed to all traffic
Built. 1910; rehabilitated 1969
Smith Crossing Bridge (Midland County, Michigan)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Tittabawassee River on Smith Crossing Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1907
DCAX - Zug Island Swing Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over River Rouge on Delray Connecting Railroad
Open to traffic, but rarely used.
Built 1976
Bell Road Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Huron River on Bell Road
Bridge was lifted off of the river and placed beside the road. Road is closed with no replacement bridge.
Built 1891 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Blue Bridge (Kent County, Michigan)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on formerly the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, currently, a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1892
133rd Avenue Bridge (Allegan County, Michigan)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Relocated Pratt pony truss bridge over Rabbit River on 133rd Avenue in Hopkins; now relocated to the Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Relocated and open to pedestrians
Built 1897 by the Michigan Bridge Co,; Replaced by new bridge in 1996; Relocated in 1999 to the Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
Monroe Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Dismantled through truss bridge over Looking Glass River on Monroe Road
Replaced by a new bridge and dismantled for reuse
Built 1894; replaced in 2001 and dismantled for reuse
Mead Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Rated 90% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Maple River on Mead Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1907
New Richmond Bridge (Allegan County, Michigan)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Pony truss swing bridge over Kalamazoo River on 57th Street
Open to pedestrians
Built 1879 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Co.; closed to traffic 1997; rehabilitated as pedestrian bridge 2003
Ontonagon River Middle Branch Bridge (Ontonagon County, Michigan)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Steel arch bridge over Middle Branch Ontonagon River on M-28
Open to traffic
Built 1930 by Meads & Anderson; rehabilitated 1992
Six Mile Creek Road Bridge (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Six Mile Creek Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1886
Mackinac Bridge (Emmet County, Michigan)
Rated 84% with 15 votes
Suspension bridge over the Straits of Mackinac on I-75 at Mackinaw City
Open to traffic
Opened Nov. 1, 1957
Morseville Bridge (Saginaw County, Michigan)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Flint River on Burt Road (Old alignment)
Bypassed by a new bridge on a different alignment and abandoned
Built in 1885 by the Smith Bridge Company; bypassed in 2006
Foster Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Huron River on Maple Road
Open to traffic
Built 1876; rehabilitated 2003
East Delhi Road Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Huron River on East Delhi Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1969 and 2008
Sixth Street Bridge (Kent County, Michigan)
Rated 82% with 7 votes
Through truss bridge over Grand River on Sixth Street in Grand Rapids
Open to traffic
Built 1886 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1978
Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park Bridge #6 - Charlotte Highway Bridge (Calhoun County, Michigan)
Rated 81% with 4 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over Bridge Park Drive on a pedestrian path in the Historic Bridge Park
Open to pedestrians
Built 1886 over the Grand River in Ionia County, MI and carried the Charlotte Highway. It was rehabilitated and relocated to the H.B.P. in 2005-06
NS - Raisin River Bridge (Monroe County, Michigan)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Raisin River on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly New York Central)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1910, demolished for replacement July 2015
Michigan 24 Bike Trail - Indian Road Stone Arch Overpass (Oakland County, Michigan)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Indian Lake Road on Michigan 24 Bike Trail
Open to traffic
Old Cowling Road Bridge (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Rated 80% with 4 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rocky River on old Cowling Road
Decaying
CN - Jackson Creek Bridge (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Rated 79% with 5 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Jackson Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic
Elm Circle Drive Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge over Lower Rouge River on Elm Circle Drive in Inkster
Closed to all traffic
Built 1951; rehabilitated 1969
Lake Shore Drive Bridge (Keweenaw County, Michigan)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Warren deck truss bridge over Eagle River on former M-26
Open to pedestrians
Built 1915 by the Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co.; bypassed and closed to vehicles in 1990
Germfask Bridge (Schoolcraft County, Michigan)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Concrete curved chord through girder bridge over Manistique River on Ten Curves Road
Open to traffic
Built 1923
Martin Road Bridge (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Martin Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1885 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Powers Highway Bridge (Eaton County, Michigan)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Battle Creek on Powers Highway
Closed to all traffic
Built 1910
CN - Raisin River Bridge (Monroe County, Michigan)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Raisin River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic
Bay Shore Road Bridge (Delta County, Michigan)
Rated 75% with 10 votes
Abandoned concrete tee beam bridge over Escanaba River
Removed
Built 1911, Abandoned 1929, Removed 2015
I&L - Dickerson Creek Stone Arch Bridge (Ionia County, Michigan)
Rated 74% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Dickerson Creek on abandoned Ionia and Lansing Railroad
Open to pedestrians
Au Gres Pedestrian Bridge (Arenac County, Michigan)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Timber through arch bridge over Au Gres River on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1997
Amtrak - St. Joseph River Bridge (Berrien County, Michigan)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Deck truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Amtrak in Niles
Open to traffic
Built 1899
Houghton-Hancock Bridge (Houghton County, Michigan)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Portage Lake on US 41 between Houghton and Hancock
Open to traffic
Built 1960 by the American Bridge Division of the U.S. Steel Co.
West Grand Boulevard Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Rated 73% with 4 votes
Concrete arch bridge over W. Grand Boulevard on CSX Transportation in Detroit
Open to traffic
Built 1895
Maple Rapids Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Rated 72% with 6 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maple River on Maple Rapids Road
Collapsed
Built in 1888 by the Variety Iron Works; Lost 2013
Little Mac Suspension Footbridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Wire suspension bridge over Manistee River on pedestrian pathway
Open to pedestrians only
Pere Marquette - Black River Bridge (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Black River on Pere Marquette Railroad (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic; the yacht club that now owns the bridge proposed to demolish it as of December 2011
Built 1931
Marantette Bridge (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on S. Railroad Street
Closed to all traffic
Built in the late 1800s
Grange Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Rainbow arch bridge over Stony Creek on Grange Road
Open to traffic
Built 1916