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Historic Bridges: Sanilac 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: 11

 Bridge Name HSR Rating Facility Carried / Feature Intersected LocationStructure Type Structure DimensionsConstruction Date / Builder or Contractor DescriptionThumbnail
X Aitken Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Aitken Road Over Black River Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 128 ft
Main Span Length: 63 ft
Roadway Width: 20 ft
Main Spans: 2
1950 By: Unknown This beam bridge, having had its railings replaced, was mainly noted for a highly unusual concrete pier.Click to visit page.
S Cash Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Cash Road Over Elk Creek Cash (Rural): Sanilac County, Michigan Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 72.8 ft
Main Span Length: 70 ft
Roadway Width: 15.4 ft
Main Spans: 1
1910 By: Unknown This wooden deck warren pony truss was moved to private property.Click to visit page.
X Church Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Church Road Over Black River Rural (Near Carsonville): Sanilac County, Michigan Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed Total Length: 99 ft
Main Span Length: 96 ft
Roadway Width: 15.8 ft
Main Spans: 1
By: Continental Bridge Company of Chicago and Peotone, Illinois Sanilac County chose to demolish their last through truss, which was located a quiet rural road.Click to visit page.
Croswell Swinging Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Park Path Over Black River Croswell: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Swinging Wire Cable Suspension, Fixed Main Span Length: 139 ft
Main Spans: 1
1905 By: Unknown A well-known local attraction is this strange, heavily modified foot bridge, one of the only remaining historic bridges in the county.Click to visit page.
Fox Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Fox Road Over Elk Creek Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal 3 Panel Rivet-Connected Queenpost Pony Truss, Fixed Main Spans: 1 By: Unknown This unusual queenspost-like bridge has only been spared demolition because it is on an abandoned section of road.Click to visit page.
X Galbraith Line Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Galbraith Line Over Black River Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Through Girder, Fixed Main Spans: 3 By: Unknown A memorial page to a rare Michigan bridge: a large highway plate girder.Click to visit page.
X M-46 Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. M-46 (Sanilac Road) Over South Branch Cass River Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 80 ft
Main Span Length: 40 ft
Roadway Width: 30 ft
Main Spans: 2
1930 By: Unknown and Michigan State Highway Department Although modern railings were mounted in front of the originals, this was still a decent looking bridge.Click to visit page.
M-90 Bridge
Peck Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. M-90 (Peck Road) Over Black River Croswell: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Total Length: 198.8 ft
Main Span Length: 72.8 ft
Roadway Width: 38 ft
Main Spans: 3
1947 By: F. C. Atletwed and Michigan State Highway Department One of the last remaining historic bridges of any kind in Sanilac County.Click to visit page.
X Nicol Road Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Nicol Road Over Black River Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal 4 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed Total Length: 70 ft
Main Span Length: 66 ft
Roadway Width: 20 ft
Main Spans: 1
1905 By: Unknown The last public truss bridge in Sanilac County, this structure was demolished, despite its remarkably excellent truss condition.Click to visit page.
Todd Road Private Bridge
Black Creek Private Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Private Walkway Over Black Creek Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Rivet-Connected Double-Intersection Warren Pony Truss, Fixed Main Spans: 1 By: Unknown A rare example of a lightweight double-Warren pony truss bridge.Click to visit page.
Turntable Bridge
Historic Significance Rating. Railroad (Abandoned) Over Black River Rural: Sanilac County, Michigan Metal Deck Girder, Fixed Main Spans: 1 1926 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York This fascinating bridge's main span is a reused railroad turntable!Click to visit page.

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