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Old Dix Road Bridge

Photos 

Cleveland State University Library Photograph Collection

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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BH Photo #384840

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge was replaced with a double leaf simple trunnion type known now as Dix Avenue.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Dix Road
Location
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913, Replaced 1927
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Warren through truss Heel Trunnion type
Dimensions
Total length: 112.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29661, -83.15080   (decimal degrees)
42°17'48" N, 83°09'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/322701/4684949 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dearborn
Inventory number
BH 57946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • September 11, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke