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Frith Road Bridge

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Frith Road Bridge

The Times Herald: April 9 1994

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BH Photo #452097

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Facts 

Overview
Relocated truss bridge over Pine River on Frith Road
Location
St. Clair County, Michigan
Status
In storage and disassembled
History
Built 1914; removed and stored 2005
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 179.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.88861, -82.56861   (decimal degrees)
42°53'19" N, 82°34'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/371913/4749638 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smiths Creek
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
440
Inventory numbers
MINBI 77322A00021B030 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 20232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 12, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 17, 2012: Updated by Frank Hicks: Bridge is not lost but was disassembled and stored by county road commission

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Frith Road Bridge
Posted July 13, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hmmm. So if the plan was to relocate this to the nature center but instead it was still "in storage" as of at least 2012 - what happened? (Easy guess is that the grant didn't come through or there was some other kind of money issue.)