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Godfrey Avenue Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Randy Mulder
Bridge Documented: July 20, 2010
Rural: Kent County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
57.7 Feet (17.6 Meters)
68.0 Feet (20.7 Meters)
44 Feet (13.41 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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This bridge is an unaltered example of a steel stringer bridge in Michigan
with Michigan's trademark type R4 railings. This particular bridge's railings
have the metal railing posts instead of the more common concrete posts. In the
long term, the metal posts proved to be less durable than the concrete posts,
since the metal posts had decorative strips of metal placed on the posts, and
pack rust would develop between the post and the strips, and the strips often
eventually fell off.
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