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Kirtland Street Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Randy Mulder
Bridge Documented: December 18, 2012
Grand Rapids: Kent County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
21.0 Feet (6.4 Meters)
42.0 Feet (12.8 Meters)
26 Feet (7.92 Meters)
2 Main Span(s)
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This is not an attractive bridge, at least not today with whatever original railings this bridge might have had being lost. The bridge is listed with a 1923 construction date. It is mainly of note because it is a
multi-span t-beam bridge, uncommon for this period in Michigan history, and because it does not conform to any standard plan. The bridge is closed to traffic, but it appears that sometimes maintenance vehicles may use the bridge to access
nearby power lines.
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