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Monk Road North Bridge

Monk Road North Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Luke Gordon

Bridge Documented: August 1, 2005, November 26, 2005, and May 2011

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Monk Road Over Middle Branch Macon Creek
Location
Rural: Monroe 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
33 Feet (10 Meters)
Structure Length
35 Feet (10.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
15.7 Feet (4.79 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
58304A00029B010

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is in storage!

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This is a very small truss bridge! Of the several small pony truss bridges found in Monroe County, this is the shortest. This bridge stood, overgrown and with a deteriorating wood deck. It retains lattice guardrails. It sat on concrete abutments. North of the bridge the abandoned section of road had turned into little more than an overgrown a trail through a wooded area. South of the bridge, the adjacent landowner had essentially converted the road into lawn.

In order to save this bridge from continuing deterioration which would inevitably lead to collapse, HistoricBridges.org and Bach Ornamental and Structural Steel, got together and with the support of the Monroe County Road Commission, worked together to develop and execute a project to remove this and four other similar abandoned and deteriorated truss bridges in the county and place them into storage, ready for future restoration and reuse. The project was done without cost to the county, and HistoricBridges.org and Bach Ornamental and Structural Steel intend to recoup costs by restoring the truss bridges and selling them as like-new historic bridges to new owners.


This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Available

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