Google Earth Oddity

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Google Earth Oddity

Unread postby Pixl » Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:24 am

While hunting around for Michael's last location I ran across this... The drawbridge that carries W.Fort St. over the Rouge River near Melvindale appears to be under reconstruction. Even though the steel decks are gone, cars can be seen magically flying through the air crossing the river!

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Re: Google Earth Oddity

Unread postby Sean N » Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:15 pm

Like something out of the Dukes of Hazard
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Re: Google Earth Oddity

Unread postby Trainman2223 » Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:50 pm

Fort Street bridge reopens after 2 1/2 years of reconstruction: http://thenewsherald.com/articles/2016/ ... 495326.txt
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Re: Google Earth Oddity

Unread postby M.D.Bentley » Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:34 pm

Yup. They had a OFFICIAL opening day. AND then kept closing it for more work. The original lift motor was way under power to lift the span ( how many years for a engineering degree ? ) Still finding it closed for vehicle traffic ( no boats either ), but not as often.
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Re: Google Earth Oddity

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:37 pm

The Jefferson Bridge should be reopening soon, hopefully.
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Re: Google Earth Oddity

Unread postby hoborich » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:36 pm

"Ask your doctor if medical advice from a TV commercial is right for you".
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