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Academy Road Bridge

Photos 

East portal view

Photo taken by Paul Plassman in June 2019

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BH Photo #503733

Map 

Description 

Not a super significant bridge, but it is the longest timber bridge in vehicular use in Lenawee County and for that reason I felt it merited inclusion.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over River Raisin on Academy Road
Location
Lenawee County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1982
Design
6-span timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 131.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.90476, -83.98058   (decimal degrees)
41°54'17" N, 83°58'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/252775/4643499 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
711 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
349
Inventory numbers
MINEW 05682 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 94022 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (16,240)
Built 1982 (74)
Built during 1980s (722)
Lenawee County, Michigan (60)
Michigan (1,279)
Modern (2,510)
Open (40,264)
Owned by county (21,232)
Span length under 25 feet (6,960)
Timber stringer (4,160)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,037)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman