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Division Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

BH Photo #394526

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Plaster Creek on Division Avenue in Grand Rapids
Location
Walker, Kent County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1936; replaced in 2007
Builders
- C.V. Dewart (Architect)
- Illinois Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 54.8 ft.
Deck width: 43.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 17, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.91817, -85.66594   (decimal degrees)
42°55'05" N, 85°39'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/608881/4752590 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Rapids West
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
24,113
Inventory numbers
NRHP 99001523 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
MINBI 414278400464B01 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 05197 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20092 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 11, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Updated status and added builders
  • June 16, 2017: New photos from Dave King

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