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US-23 Milan Railroad Overpass

US-23 Milan Railroad Overpass

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 12, 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-23 Over Railroad (Norfolk Southern)
Location
Milan: Washtenaw County, Michigan: United States
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1950 By Builder/Contractor: Johnson-Greene Company and Engineer/Design: Michigan State Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
80 Feet (24 Meters)
Structure Length
80 Feet (24 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
81181076000X010

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Constructed in 1950, this overpass is among the oldest expressway overpasses in Michigan. This is because this section of US-23 was built before the freeway. Indeed the bridge was not really originally built to support a freeway, which explains why the roadway shoulders narrow to fit under the bridge. The bridge retains excellent historic integrity and has attractive architectural detailing on the abutments.

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