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Siphon Bridge

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Circa 1919

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BH Photo #413326

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Overview
Slab bridge over Manistique River on M-94
Location
Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919; rehabilitated 2004
Builder
- Manistique Pulp & Paper Co. of Manistique, Michigan
Design
Concrete continuous slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 295.9 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.96167, -86.24944   (decimal degrees)
45°57'42" N, 86°14'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/558157/5090062 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manistique East
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10,220
Inventory numbers
MINEW 09674 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 56819 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Corrected date per forum post
  • December 4, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 20, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 27, 2013: Added by James Baughn

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Siphon Bridge
Posted December 18, 2018, by Paul Walker (pkwalker [at] charter [dot] net)

The Siphon Bridge was built in 1919, not 1918.

Thanks,

Paul Walker

Vice President

Schoolcraft County Historical Society