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Island Park Arch Bridge

   


Island Park Arch Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: 2006
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Key Facts

Location
Eaton Rapids: Eaton County, Michigan
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is very narrow and thus appears to have been built to carry pedestrians only. This bridge is a single span concrete arch bridge. It features concrete balustrade railings. This bridge retains a high degree of structural and historic integrity and is a good example of concrete arch construction in Michigan. One unusual element of the bridge design is that while arch and railings are straight, the deck of the bridge is on an incline. The result is that the railings are higher on the island side of the bridge.

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