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This bridge is one of only two surviving examples of straight concrete through girder bridges in Calhoun County. It retains a plaque on it attributing the building of the bridge to B. C. Lord of Clayton Michigan. The Trunk Line Bridge label on the bridge is testimony to Michigan Avenue's US-12 past. US-12 is currently aligned much further south, replacing the US-112 designation down there for what is often called Chicago Road. This change occurred after I-94 was completed.
Armco railings added to this bridge greatly detract from the beauty of this bridge. This bridge is also suffering from spalling, due to salt application on roadways. It is however one of a rapidly declining historic bridge type in Michigan.
This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Unorganized Photos
This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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