M-55 / Pine RiverCounty: Manistee
City/Township: Noman Twp.
Location: M-55 / Pine River
Year Built: 1934 About this Bridge:
The Mortimer E. Cooley Bridge is one of only two cantilevered deck truss bridges in Michigan. This structure is notable on aesthetic grounds as well, as the winner of the American Institute of Steel Construction Award in 1936 for the most beautiful structure in its class. This is also a large bridge, with an overall length of 555 feet.