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Wacousta Road Bridge

Wacousta Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: November 10, 2010

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Wacousta Road Over Looking Glass River
Location
Wacousta: Clinton County, Michigan: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1955 By Builder/Contractor: Fry Construction Company

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
43 Feet (13 Meters)
Structure Length
86 Feet (26 Meters)
Roadway Width
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
19200025000B010

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This bridge may not be the most noteworthy bridge, however it is an unaltered example of a typical bridge design built in Michigan in the mid 20th Century: a steel stringer bridge on concrete pier and abutments with Michigan's attractive type R4 railings. Original plaques remain on the bridge. A group appears to maintain some flowers on the bridge. Located next to a park and cemetery, this visually pleasing bridge contributes positively to its surrounding environment in a way that modern bridges would fail to do.

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