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US 45 over East Branch Ontonagon River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Branch Ontonagon River on US 45
Location
Ontonagon County, Michigan
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922
Builder
- Brookville Bridge Co. of Brookville, Ohio
Design
7-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.69930, -89.15860   (decimal degrees)
46°41'57" N, 89°09'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/334975/5174012 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • July 16, 2020: Added by Geoff Hubbs

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Comments 

US 45 over East Branch Ontonagon River Bridge
Posted July 17, 2020, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

I adjusted the GPS pin a little bit - as Nathan indicated, the truss *was* where the park is now. You can even still see the former road on the south side on satellite.