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Bachmayer Park--Ellis Park Bridge

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From Bachmayer Park pavilion

Photo taken by Paul Plassman in May 2018

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BH Photo #503795

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Description 

Unusual timber arch bridge located just upstream from the Blissfield Triple Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Timber arch bridge over River Raisin on Pedestrian path
Location
Blissfield, Lenawee County, Michigan
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1977-1978; rehabilitated and handicap-accessible ramps added 2018
Builder
- H. Glenn Sliker
Design
Timber through arch with timber stringer approach ramps
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.3 ft.
Total length: 133.1 ft.
Deck width: 5.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83262, -83.86761   (decimal degrees)
41°49'57" N, 83°52'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/261878/4635168 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
675 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 94023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions
  • August 22, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Lenconnect - Article about 2018 rehab