Google Earth Oddity

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Unread post by Pixl »

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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Like something out of the Dukes of Hazard

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Fort Street bridge reopens after 2 1/2 years of reconstruction: ... 495326.txt
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Unread post by M.D.Bentley »

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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Unread post by ConrailDetr​oit »

The Jefferson Bridge should be reopening soon, hopefully.

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Unread post by hoborich »

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

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