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Gibbs Road Bridge

Gibbs Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: Fall/Winter 2006

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Gibbs Road Over I-94
Location
Rural: Jackson County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1959 By Builder/Contractor: L. A. Davidson of Saginaw, Michigan and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
71 Feet (22 Meters)
Structure Length
227 Feet (69 Meters)
Roadway Width
26 Feet (7.92 Meters)
Spans
4 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
38138102000S020

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This bridge is a good example of Michigan's curved t-beam expressway overpasses, which are interesting because so few expressway structures actually have an attractive architecture and superstructure to them.

The exterior surfaces of this bridge have been painted with an unusual grey with a decorative blue line painted along the deck edge. This unusual attempt at an aesthetic paint job has been done on a few other non-historic expressway overpasses in Michigan, particularly on US-23 where it breaks off of I-75 south of Flint. This paint undoubtedly serves to protect the structure. Whatever the reason for this painting, there was little done in terms of actual repair beyond the paint. This is perhaps for the better, as MDOT would likely have bolted modern guardrails in front of the historic railings if they had done an extensive repair project.

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