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Black River Bascule Bridge

Photos 

File:Seventh Street-Black River Bridge.jpg

Photo taken by Notorious4life

View this photo at en.m.wikipedia.org

BH Photo #275851

Map 

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Description 

John A Waddell specializes in designing vertical lift bridges designed some bascule bridges had a clash with Joseph B Strauss who specializes in designing bascule bridges also developed vertical lift bridges.

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Black River on 7th Street Erie Street in Port Huron
Location
Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Builders
- J.A.L. Waddell of Port Hope, Canada
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 272.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 2000
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.97680, -82.42732   (decimal degrees)
42°58'36" N, 82°25'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/383617/4759226 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Huron
Inventory numbers
MINBI 775550020261B01 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 10256 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
NRHP 00000045 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 20229 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 5, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 24, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Mapped, imported photo & NRHP info

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