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Historic Bridges: Lapeer County, Michigan

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Special Bridge Conditions Legend
! Confirmed demolition date within one year or an especially historic bridge that is threatened with demolition at any level.
X The bridge has been confirmed demolished or collapsed.
S The bridge has been dismantled or moved to an offsite location and is not currently available for public viewing.
L Most or all of the original bridge material has been demolished and replaced, including historically significant elements, but some original parts of the bridge remain.
Note: This website cannot guarantee the current condition of any bridge on this website. Bridges lacking these icons should not necessarily be considered condition-free.

Total Bridges Found: 10

 Bridge Name HSR Rating Facility Carried / Feature Intersected LocationStructure Type Structure DimensionsConstruction Date / Builder or Contractor DescriptionThumbnail
Belle River Railroad Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Polly Ann Rail-Trail) Over Belle River Rural: Lapeer County, Michigan Stone Semicircular Deck Arch, Fixed Main Spans: 1 By: Unknown A pretty little stone arch bridge is a rare survivor in a county filled with historic bridge demolition.Click to visit page.
Columbiaville Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Abandoned) Over Flint River Columbiaville: Lapeer County, Michigan Metal Deck Girder, Fixed Total Length: 121 ft
Main Span Length: 60.5 ft
Roadway Width: 15 ft
Main Spans: 2
By: Unknown This standard deck plate girder is only noteworthy for its location in a scenic area.Click to visit page.
! Court Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Court Street Over Farmers Creek Lapeer: Lapeer County, Michigan Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 34.8 ft
Main Span Length: 32.8 ft
Roadway Width: 44 ft
Main Spans: 1
1951 By: P. E. Mason Company of Sandusky, Michigan and G. J. McLravy and Sons of Lansing, Michigan A poorly designed rehabilitation destroys an opportunity to maintain the modest beauty in this small bridge.Click to visit page.
X Genesee Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Genesee Road Over Railroad (Canadian National) Rural: Lapeer County, Michigan Concrete Various Plans Curved Chord Through Girder, Fixed Total Length: 147 ft
Main Span Length: 67 ft
Roadway Width: 21 ft
Main Spans: 3
1928 By: A. Phelps and Sons and Michigan State Highway Department Nationally significant, this bridge was the only one of its kind when Lapeer County reduced it to rubble.Click to visit page.
Genesee Street Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Genesee Street Over Farmers Creek Lapeer: Lapeer County, Michigan Concrete T-Beam, Fixed Total Length: 29 ft
Main Span Length: 29 ft
Roadway Width: 44 ft
Main Spans: 1
1933 By: Unknown A few T-Beam bridges in Michigan, such as this one, were built with railings having the appearance of a tiny concrete camelback bridge.Click to visit page.
X Imlay City Railroad Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Canadian National) Over Railroad (Rail-Trail) Imlay City: Lapeer County, Michigan Metal Through Girder, Fixed Main Spans: 1 1901 By: Detroit Bridge and Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan This bridge was demolished, despite its significant documented builder and contribution to a rail-trail.Click to visit page.
X Lapeer Road Railroad Overpass
Historic Significance Rating. Lapeer Road (M-24) Over Railroad (Abandoned Penn Central) Lapeer: Lapeer County, Michigan Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 133 ft
Main Span Length: 44 ft
Roadway Width: 38 ft
Main Spans: 3
1948 By: Unknown and Michigan State Highway Department This is one of the few remaining bridges of any level of historic value left in the county.Click to visit page.
M-53 Imlay City Railroad Bridge
Van Dyke Road Imlay City Railroad Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Canadian National) Over M-53 (Van Dyke Road) Imlay City: Lapeer County, Michigan Metal Deck Girder, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete Slab, Fixed Total Length: 102 ft
Main Span Length: 51 ft
Main Spans: 1
1934 By: Walbridge and Aldinger Company and Michigan State Highway Department A well decorated deck plate girder railroad overpass with concrete approach spans.Click to visit page.
Silverwood Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Silverwood Road Over North Branch Flint River Rural: Lapeer County, Michigan Concrete 75 Foot Plan Curved Chord Through Girder, Fixed Total Length: 75 ft
Main Span Length: 70 ft
Roadway Width: 22 ft
Main Spans: 1
1928 By: Unknown and Michigan State Highway Department The last noteworthy historic bridge in Lapeer is a spectacular example of a skewed mid-size concrete camelback bridge.Click to visit page.
X Wheeling Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Wheeling Road Over North Branch Mill Creek Rural: Lapeer County, Michigan Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 44 ft
Main Span Length: 42 ft
Roadway Width: 15.4 ft
Main Spans: 1
By: Unknown Truss bridge parts left behind at a demolition scene reveal a county that does not care for its transportation heritage.Click to visit page.

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