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Hastings in Barry County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

McKeown Road Bridge

 
 
McKeown Road Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou
1. McKeown Road Bridge Marker
Inscription.  This steel Pratt through truss bridge was erected for Hastings Township in 1903. The township contracted with the Massillon Bridge Company of Massillon, Ohio, for $2,090, to fabricate and erect the steel bridge. In operation from 1869 to the 1930s, the firm was a leading producer of metal truss highway bridges throughout the lower Great Lakes region. The McKeown Road Bridge is the last metal truss highway bridge in Barry County.
 
Erected 1998 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L2021.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 42° 36.927′ N, 85° 14.177′ W. Marker is in Hastings, Michigan, in Barry County. Marker is on Nashville Road near McKeown Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located where the old McKeown Road crossed the Thornapple River, about 0.3 miles north of M-79. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hastings MI 49058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
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other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Landing - Charlton Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); Striker House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Barryville (approx. 3.4 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hastings High School World War I Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Central School / Central School Auditorium (approx. 3.4 miles away); First House in Hastings (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hastings City Bank (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings.
 
McKeown Road Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou
2. McKeown Road Bridge Marker
McKeown Road Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou
3. McKeown Road Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2024