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Duplain and Ovid Drain Bridge

Duplain and Ovid Drain Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: April 7, 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Private Access Over Duplain and Ovid Drain
Location
Rural: Clinton County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

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

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This a private bridge that is a fair distance off of a public road (Shepardsville Road), yet is visible (at least when the leaves are off the trees) from that road. The bridge appears to be a metal bowstring truss bridge. However, it does not appear to be one of the 1870s bowstrings that are normally called to mind when hearing this structure type described. Instead, it appears to be a bridge built in the early 20th Century, a period when bowstring truss bridges were hardly ever built. Typical of a truss bridge built in this period, it appears to use standard rolled shapes (like rolled angle) for the truss members and it appears to use riveted connections.

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