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Smyrna Bridge

Photo 

Smyrna Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #491693

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Flat River on Button Road
Location
Smyrna, Ionia County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.05836, -85.25432   (decimal degrees)
43°03'30" N, 85°15'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/642153/4768773 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,698)
Built 1881 (140)
Built during 1880s (2,020)
Ionia County, Michigan (39)
Lost (25,492)
Lost 1982 (110)
Lost during 1980s (1,422)
Michigan (1,164)
Owned by township (2,804)
Replaced by new bridge (17,193)
Smyrna, Michigan (2)
Through truss (15,328)
Truss (33,217)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2021: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Build and replacement dates
  • February 27, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Smyrna Bridge
Posted March 28, 2021, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hyde's 1976 inventory has this as built in 1881, while the NBI has the current bridge at this location as built in 1982.