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State Road Bridge

State Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Randy Mulder

Bridge Documented: June 25, 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
State Road Over Pine River
Location
Rural: Lake County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1961 By Builder/Contractor: Parmalee and Carpenter and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
40 Feet (12.2 Meters)
Structure Length
120 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
26 Feet (7.92 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
43200052000B080

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This bridge is an unaltered example of a pre-stressed concrete bridge in Michigan that was built in one of the last years to see Michigan's ornamental type R4 railings on it. While the box beam superstructure, like all examples of its type, plain and ugly, the bridge is made interesting by using Michigan's attractive type R4 railing. This bridge type has become one of the most common types of bridge to be built in the 21st Century world, however modern examples lack any sort of aesthetics or ornamentation like that seen in the railings of this bridge. This particular bridge is also one of the only bridges with any heritage or aesthetic value in the entirety of Lake County.

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