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Snake Creek Bridge



Concrete arch bridge over Snake Creek on W. Main Street in Midland
Midland, Midland County, Michigan
Replaced between 2000 and 2004 with a narrow concrete culvert
Closed-spandrel arch
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 29.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.62322, -84.25664   (decimal degrees)
43°37'24" N, 84°15'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/721337/4833683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
MINBI 564440600019B01 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
BH 20154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: Updated by Don Morrison: Mapped West Main crossing Snake Creek


  • Don Morrison


Snake Creek Bridge
Posted August 23, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well, here's what the crossing, so to speak, looks like now. No doubt the original bridge(s) were demolished and replaced with - most likely, a concrete culvert.

The photo right at creek-level is as close as I could get on foot; not recommended unless you're sure of your footing.

Snake Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2018, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm guessing that this is what whomever posted this had in mind:


Note the pedestrian truss bridge next to it. The picture right before that has more of a street-level view - compare that picture to how the area looks now on Google StreetView, and my bet would be that both bridges were removed when they filled the area in.

Snake Creek Bridge
Posted October 12, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

There is no bridge here.

Snake Creek Bridge
Posted October 10, 2014, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

10-05-14 We drove the length of N. Main St. We saw no bridges at all. Road is next to the Pere Marquette Rails-To-Trails. If the bridge is still there, it might be visible from the trail.