Ada Covered Bridge

Also known as: Bradfield Covered Bridge
Across the Thornapple River, Ada, Michigan

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Replacement bridge

Photo taken by Jim Allen, June 2012

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Description 

The original bridge, a Brown truss with vertical rods added, burned in 1979. It was replaced in 1980. World Guide # MI/22-41-01#2

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1970
Reference number
70000275
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Howe Truss
Area of significance
Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Pedestrian related
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2022: Updated by Jim Allen: added World Guide #
  • February 26, 2020: New photos from Jim Allen
  • September 12, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Corrected description
  • December 19, 2012: Updated by Jim Allen: corrected lost date
  • September 6, 2012: Updated by Jim Allen: Added alternate name & description
  • September 6, 2012: New photos from Jim Allen
  • December 29, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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