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Covered Br. Rd. / St. Joseph River

MDOT Historic Bridge St. Joseph County Covered Br. Rd. / St. Joseph River


County: St. Joseph

City/Township: Lockport Twp.

Location: Covered Br. Rd. / St. Joseph River

Year Built: 1887

About this Bridge:
This timber truss bridge is the longest surviving covered bridge in Michigan. It was built by a local contractor, Pierce Bodner, in 1887, and was raised eight feet in 1910 when the Sturgis Dam was built a mile downstream, creating Sturgis Lake.