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Fisher Road Birch Creek Bridge

Fisher Road Birch Creek Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 2, 2006

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Fisher Road Over Birch Creek
Location
Rural: St. Clair County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1931 By Builder/Contractor: Meredith Construction Company and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
41 Feet (13 Meters)
Structure Length
47 Feet (14 Meters)
Roadway Width
22 Feet (6.71 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
77303A00010B010

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Although it is a relatively short span, this bridge is important because it maintains near-perfect integrity. Numerous examples of this bridge type can be found throughout Michigan, yet few are in the good condition that this bridge is. The guardrails are original, and are not covered up. Also, there is very little concrete deterioration. This bridge is nearly the opposite of the disintegrating Fisher Road Bridge #2.

This bridge is also significant as an example of a bridge that is associated with an Assessment District. Assessment Districts were used for bridges that were on the county line, to help deal with who should pay for the bridge. The Jefferson Avenue Bridge is another such example.

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