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Crosstown Parkway Bridge

Crosstown Parkway Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 2, 2021

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Crosstown Parkway Over Portage Creek
Location
Kalamazoo: Kalamazoo County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1965 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
10 Feet (3 Meters)
Structure Length
30 Feet (9.1 Meters)
Roadway Width
44 Feet (13.41 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
4672

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Bridge Documentation

This simple culvert bridge is noted for its custom-designed type R4 railings which feature a "K" in them for Kalamazoo. A 1965 construction date was given for this bridge. If accurate, this is one of the last bridges in Michigan to have been built using any form of type R4 railing, as the Michigan State Highway Department stopped using this railing design ca. 1963. Roadway width given is an estimate.

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