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Ideal Park Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Randy Mulder
Bridge Documented: October 31, 2010
Wyoming: Kent County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
2 Main Span(s)
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This bridge is mostly a concrete bridge, but its arch ring has a corrugated steel liner which likely helps in bearing the load as well. The bridge is a park bridge which likely is why the bridge has an unusually large
amount of architectural detail and ornamentation. The arch spandrel walls have wing details cast into them, and the concrete railings are a unique ornate design with horizontal beams, and vertical posts, as well as decorative circles. 300
feet south of this bridge is an example of why this bridge is noteworthy: an ugly modern pedestrian bridge.
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