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Grosse Ile Free Bridge

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Photo taken by C Hanchey

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #343730

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Facts 

Overview
Swing Camelback through truss bridge over Trenton Channel on Grosse Ile Pkwy
Location
Wayne County, Michigan
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic in May 2020 for repairs
History
Built 1932 on piers of Michigan Central rail bridge; rehabilitated 1980
Builder
- Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Camelback through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 339.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12722, -83.17278   (decimal degrees)
42°07'38" N, 83°10'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/320410/4666186 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyandotte
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
22,180
Inventory numbers
MINBI 82200010000B020 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 12006 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2021: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • December 12, 2015: Updated by Luke: Name change + imagery
  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 25, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 22, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.

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