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20th Avenue Bridge

20th Avenue Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Randy Mulder

Bridge Documented: May 16, 2011

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
20th Avenue (CR-380) Over South Branch Black River
Location
Rural: Van Buren County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1931 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
51.0 Feet (15.5 Meters)
Structure Length
54.8 Feet (16.7 Meters)
Roadway Width
22 Feet (6.71 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
80200016000B010

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This bridge was demolished and replaced in 2011!

This bridge is a good representative example of a state standard plan steel stringer bridge design that was built in large numbers in Michigan from about 1927 to about 1932. The design is noted for decorative concrete encasement of the outermost fascia beam on the superstructure, and for its concrete balustrade railings. This particular bridge is also noted for its 4.67% grade, which stands out as unusual among the surviving examples of this standard bridge design in Michigan.

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