This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|Marilla vicinity, Michigan, USA (Manistee River)|
|Status:||In use (last checked, 2007)|
|Main cables:||Wire (steel)|
- This is the third Michigan suspension footbridge I've found nicknamed "Little Mac".
- Stephen Quintana writes: "One of my first projects was to be the inspector on the construction of this bridge. This was somewhere between 1994 and 1996. I remember the contractor's only experience with any Forest Service projects was installing some toilets for us. He had never done anything like this before. I wasn't on the job site the day he pulled the cables across the river, so I asked him how he did it. He said he used a fishing pole with a small weight and cast it across the river. Then he used that to pull a larger rope, then a much larger rope, then finally the cables. I thought they did a pretty good job on this bridge. I remember the cost was somewhere around $100,000 for this project."
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