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Foster Bridge

Photos 

File:Maple-Foster Bridge Barton Hills Michigan.JPG

Photo taken by Dwight Burdette

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #275753

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Huron River on Maple Road
Location
Washtenaw County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1876; rehabilitated 2003
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.8 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Maple Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.31667, -83.77806   (decimal degrees)
42°19'00" N, 83°46'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/271063/4688674 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ann Arbor West
Inventory numbers
MINBI 81309H00019B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 11030 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2009)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
1,963

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2016: New photos from Rick McOmber
  • January 16, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen
  • October 13, 2014: New photos from Janis Ford
  • February 23, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 22, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 23, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon

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Comments 

Foster Bridge
Posted June 26, 2012, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

Photos taken 8/1/10