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Rodesiler Highway Bridge

Rodesiler Highway Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 13, 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Rodesiler Highway Over Draper Drain
Location
Rural: Lenawee County, Michigan: United States
Structure Type
Concrete Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1924 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
30 Feet (9.1 Meters)
Structure Length
30 Feet (9.1 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
46200089000B010

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This bridge no longer exists!

Bridge Status: Demolished and replaced.

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This bridge is a short concrete through girder in Michigan. It retains good historic integrity. Unfortunately this bridge has become an example of the cost of deferred maintenance and repair in terms of both heritage and taxpayer dollars, since the bridge is today in poor condition. Now, the county road commission has applied for funding to demolish and replace this bridge with a mundane modern slab of concrete. This is unfortunate, since this is the only known example of a concrete girder bridge in the county, and it makes a nice comparison to a few concrete girders located in Lucas County, Ohio to the south.

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