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Balk Road Bridge

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Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Pony truss bridge over Fawn River on Balk Road
Location
St. Joseph County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76528, -85.46694   (decimal degrees)
41°45'55" N, 85°28'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/627431/4624851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sturgis
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
11
Inventory numbers
MINBI 78303H00021B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 10332 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20238 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1910 (1,098)
Built during 1910s (9,247)
Lost (22,265)
Lost 2009 (315)
Lost during 2000s (4,029)
Michigan (1,043)
NR-listed (2,881)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (20,054)
Pony truss (15,697)
Replaced by new bridge (14,855)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,178)
St. Joseph County, Michigan (30)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,372)
Truss (31,235)
Wooden deck (6,003)