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Mosel Avenue Bridge, Spanning Kalamazoo River on Mosel Avenue, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, MI



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Kalamazoo River on Mosel Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MI-37
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: This three span bridge, with an overall length of 210 feet, is the second longest surviving concrete camelback bridge designed by the Michigan State Highway Department. All spans are of standard Highway Department designs. The contractor was J.P. Rusche of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This structure was determined eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places on April 1, 1986.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges
Concrete Bridges


Related Names
Rusche, J. P.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH ELEVATION
2. SOUTH ELEVATION
3. EAST ELEVATION
4. WEST ELEVATION
5. DETAIL-TRAFFIC BED
6. DETAIL-INSIDE VIEW OF LARGE CAMELBACK
7. DETAIL-OUTSIDE VIEW OF LARGE CAMELBACK
8. DETAIL-INSIDE VIEW OF SMALL CAMELBACK
9. DETAIL-OUTSIDE VIEW OF SMALL CAMELBACK
10. DETAIL-NORTH VIEW
11. DETAIL-BALUSTRADE
12. DETAIL-SIDEWALK BUTTRESS
13. DETAIL-SIDEWALK
14. DETAIL-EAST ABUTMENT
15. DETAIL-WEST ABUTMENT
16. DETAIL-UNDERSIDE
17. DETAIL-PIER
18. HISTORIC VIEW-SOUTHWEST ELEVATION
19. HISTORIC VIEW-CONSTRUCTION ENCLOSURE
20. HISTORIC VIEW-SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION
21. HISTORIC VIEW-SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION
22. HISTORIC VIEW-FALSEWORK
23. HISTORIC VIEW-TRAFFIC BED REROD
24. HISTORIC VIEW-TEMPORARY BRIDGE FROM WEST
25. ORIGINAL DRAWING-GENERAL DETAILS
26. ORIGINAL DRAWING-ABUTMENT DETAILS
27. ORIGINAL DRAWING-SUBSTRUCTURE BAR LIST AND ABUTMENT RAIL DETAILS
28. ORIGINAL DRAWING-PIER DETAILS
29. ORIGINAL DRAWING-SUPERSTRUCTURE DETAILS
30. ORIGINAL DRAWING-SUPERSTRUCTURE BAR LIST
31. ORIGINAL DRAWING-GIRDER CONSTRUCTION
32. ORIGINAL DRAWING-SUPERSTRUCTURE DETAILS
33. ORIGINAL DRAWING-SUPERSTRUCTURE DETAILS


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