The Hibbard Road Bridge is an example of a state standard plan for a straight chord through girder in Michigan. The bridge is unaltered, but unfortunately it suffers from severe deterioration in the form of advanced cracking and spalling. The bridge highlights the importance of preserving those girders which remain in better condition than this one, by serving as a warning about what can happen to a bridge if it is not maintained and rehabilitated when needed. The spalling not only affects the structural integrity of the bridge, it also destroys the architectural detailing on the bridge, reducing the historic integrity as well.
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This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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