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Allegan City Dam Bridge

Allegan City Dam Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Randy Mulder

Bridge Documented: Spring 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Dam Access Over Kalamazoo River
Location
Allegan: Allegan County, Michigan: United States
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 a two span  pony truss that is part of a dam. It is structurally independent from the dam aside from the  fact that portions of the dam structure function as a substructure for the bridge. The bridge is a narrow structure that appears to have been designed for pedestrian use only. Its purpose is to provide access to the dam for operation and maintenance. The truss is traditionally composed for its type, and it stylistically appears to date to  the first decade or two of the 20th Century.

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