Other marine foundations for the Mackinac Bridge (1 of 2)

Foundations for bridge approaches were cofferdam on spud piles.  They were fabricated on land and barged to the site where they were sunk and driven into the overburden.  There were 27 of this type foundation, Electronic reproduction of photograph.  The Mackinac Bridge 1954 - 1958. Mackinac Bridge Authority
Abstract/Description: Foundations for bridge approaches were cofferdam on spud piles. They were fabricated on land and barged to the site where they were sunk and driven into the overburden. There were 27 of this type foundation
Subject(s): Bridges--Design and construction
St. Ignace (Mich.)
Mackinaw City (Mich.)
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.)
Date Created: 1955 (approximate)