There are 28 Michigan bridges that are considered "structurally deficient" and "fracture critical," according to data compiled by The Associated Press.
A bridge is structurally deficient if at least one major component of the span has significant deterioration. A bridge is fracture critical if the failure of a single, vital component could cause a collapse. The label doesn't automatically mean a bridge is too dangerous for travel, state officials said.
— Whitefish River/Saari Road, Alger County
— Whitefish River/Johnson Road, Alger County
— Whitefish River/Kivamaki Road, Alger County
— Saginaw River/Truman Parkway, Bay City
— Michigan Southern RR/U.S. 12, Branch County
— Coldwater River/Stancer Road, Branch County
— Power Canal/W. Portage Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie
— Rapid River/County Road H1, Delta County
— Presque Isle River/Copps Mine Road, Gogebic County
— Jackson Creek/Planter Road, Gogebic County
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