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Morseville Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Byron Miller in December 2011

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BH Photo #222966

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Flint River on Burt Road (Old alignment)
Location
Saginaw County, Michigan
Status
Bypassed by a new bridge on a different alignment and abandoned
History
Built in 1885 by the Smith Bridge Company; bypassed in 2006
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Pinned and wrought iron Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 138.8 ft.
Total length: 196.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Burt Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.23667, -83.86778   (decimal degrees)
43°14'12" N, 83°52'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/267145/4791090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Birch Run South
Inventory numbers
MINBI 73325H00052B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 09427 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20210 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1998)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
728

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: New photo from Janis Ford
  • January 7, 2012: New photos from Byron Miller
  • April 22, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed to extant and added new information

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