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Prairie Street Bridge

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Maple River on Prairie Street in Muir
Location
Ionia County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1910; repaired 1952; bypassed and preserved for pedestrian use 2015
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 311.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99417, -84.94194   (decimal degrees)
42°59'39" N, 84°56'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667767/4762222 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland North
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
555
Inventory numbers
MINBI 344459200007B01 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 04102 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20070 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 12.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2020: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Corrected build year + updated status
  • January 19, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens

Sources 

  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Prairie Street Bridge
Posted January 22, 2020, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

The NBI for 2012 updated the build year to 1910 with a repair date of 1952.

Page on the construction of the new bridge here, which also includes a few pictures of both bridges side by side: https://www.preinnewhof.com/pn_projects/village-of-muir/

Prairie Street Bridge
Posted January 19, 2011, by Robert Thompson

Again, good work Sheldon. That's what we like!