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Yellow Creek Bridge

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Steep side slopes prevent views

Photo taken by Byron Miller in September 2014

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BH Photo #294999

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Yellow Creek on US 31
Location
Berrien County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Span length: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Deck width: 52.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05361, -86.43639   (decimal degrees)
42°03'13" N, 86°26'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/546637/4655882 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Benton Harbor
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
9,000
Inventory numbers
MINBI 11111031000B010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 00868 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 19975 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (7,438)
Arch (11,969)
Berrien County, Michigan (49)
Built 1899 (395)
Built during 1890s (2,955)
Deck arch (11,210)
Michigan (1,118)
Open (39,652)
Owned by state (15,792)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,469)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,045)
US 31 (56)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2014: New photo from Byron Miller

Sources 

  • Byron Miller

Comments 

Yellow Creek Bridge
Posted September 22, 2014, by Byron Miller

Very steep side slopes with abundant growth on the side slopes that prohibits easy access for viewing.