Bridge St. / Grand River

Bridge St. / Grand River

County: Ionia

City/Township: Portland

Location: Bridge St. / Grand River

Year Built: 1890

About this Bridge:
The Bridge Street bridge is a rare two-span metal through truss, with two spans 100 feet in length, featuring decorative treatment of the end posts. This is the oldest known surviving example of a truss bridge built in Michigan by the Gorton Bridge and Manufacturing Company of Gorton, New York, a significant eastern bridge manufacturing firm.