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Norway Lake Road Camelback Bridge

Norway Lake Road Camelback Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 1, 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Norway Lake Road (CR-581) Over Ford River
Location
Ralph: Dickinson County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1927 By Builder/Contractor: Samuel Mills of Escanaba, Michigan and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
58 Feet (17.6 Meters)
Structure Length
60 Feet (18.3 Meters)
Roadway Width
22 Feet (6.71 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
2199

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Learn about Michigan's Unique Concrete Camelback Bridges

This  bridge was built in 1927, making it one of the latest surviving examples of a concrete camelback bridge in Michigan. Most examples date from 1922-1928. This is one of the least deteriorated and unaltered examples of its type in Michigan. Because rehabilitating deteriorated concrete is difficult, the good condition of this bridge makes it one of the best candidates for long-term preservation. Efforts should be taken now to ensure that the girders retain their characteristics of nearly no spalling or efflorescence (forms of deterioration) on the concretee.

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