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Author Topic: Okemos Rd. Camelback Bridge in Okemos, Mich. closure/demolition to begin  (Read 653 times)

hockeyjohn

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The replacement of the 1924 camelback bridge on NB Okemos Rd. will soon begin.   It's a real shame to see another one of these historic structures go.

https://www.wilx.com/2022/01/27/okemos-road-bridge-over-red-cedar-river-close-through-nov-2022/

Some background about the bridge from MDOT.

https://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,4616,7-151-9623_11154_11188-28752--,00.html
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Re: Okemos Rd. Camelback Bridge in Okemos, Mich. closure/demolition to begin
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2022, 10:52:57 AM »

That sucks, I used to drive over that bridge a ton when I sent to High School in Dewitt.
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Re: Okemos Rd. Camelback Bridge in Okemos, Mich. closure/demolition to begin
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2022, 10:55:08 AM »

That sucks, I used to drive over that bridge a ton when I sent to High School in Dewitt.

I used to drive over that bridge to go to the Travelers Club and Tuba Museum, which I understand is now closed.
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Re: Okemos Rd. Camelback Bridge in Okemos, Mich. closure/demolition to begin
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2022, 12:02:05 PM »

The camelback bridge on Cleveland Street (old US-16, even older M-16) near Nunica MI is still there.
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