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M-28 Soo Line Railroad Overpass

M-28 Soo Line Railroad Overpass

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Rail-Trail) Over M-28
Location
Rural: Marquette County, Michigan: United States
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1938 By Builder/Contractor: A. H. Proksch of Iron River, Michigan

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
106 Feet (32.31 Meters)
Structure Length
106 Feet (32.31 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This bridge is a heavily skewed through plate girder overpass. The bridge has massive concrete abutments with some attractive detailing. The bridge today no longer carries a railroad line, and instead carries a rail-trail. The contractor for the bridge was A. H. Proksch, a company owned by Alois H. Proksch. Information is available here.

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