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M-123 Bridge

M-123 Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 18, 2011 and June 4, 2017

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
M-123 Over Tahquamenon River
Location
Rural: Chippewa County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1952 By Builder/Contractor: Proksch Construction Company and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
60.0 Feet (18.3 Meters)
Structure Length
280.0 Feet (85.3 Meters)
Roadway Width
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
Spans
5 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
17117011000B020

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This bridge is an example of a stringer design that varies from the typical Michigan stringers of the period. The bridge has a pier design that was used occasionally, but is otherwise rare. The bridge also has type R4 railings except that the concrete posts have an architectural detailing that is unlike other bridges with R4 railings. This bridge is further noted for its lack of alteration aside from the addition of modern guardrails in front of the originals. The bridge is also a relatively long example of this bridge type in Michigan.


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2011 Bridge Photo-Documentation

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