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Canboro Road Bridge

Canboro Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: Fall/Winter 2006

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Burt Road Over East Branch Pigeon River
Location
Rural: Huron County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1910 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
38 Feet (11 Meters)
Structure Length
40 Feet (12 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
32310H00012B010

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge no longer exists!

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This bridge was demolished and replaced in 2008!

At first glance, this bridge might have the appearance of a very primitive concrete girder bridge. It is in fact even more primitive than the Jefferson Road Bridge in Gratiot County. However, an inspection under the Canboro Road Bridge reveals steel stringers, confirming the true structural type of this bridge. The outside of the outermost beam is covered with concrete, similar to bridges such as the Caseville Bridge. This bridge perhaps breaks from the usual tradition of older bridges being more beautiful than modern bridges, but a bridge this plain from 1910 is certainly the exception rather than the norm. The bridge does have historic value however, as an unusual variation on a common structure type.

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