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Swan Creek Bridge

Photo 

File:Vernier Street-Swan Creek Bridge.jpg

Photo taken by Notorious4life

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete curved chord through girder bridge over Swan Creek on Vernier Street
Location
Fair Haven, St. Clair County, Michigan
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1922
Builder
- J.E. Mason of Michigan City, Michigan
Design
Concrete curved chord through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 28, 2000
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.68056, -82.65778   (decimal degrees)
42°40'50" N, 82°39'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/364177/4726674 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Baltimore
Inventory numbers
NRHP 00000011 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
MINEW 10181 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 59917 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2011)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
305

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • February 24, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Comments 

Swan Creek Bridge
Posted July 8, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well, the demolition of this rare bridge was a surprise. If only it was a bridge with a lid...