Liberty Bridge (Bay City, Michigan)

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Liberty Bridge
Coordinates 43°36′17″N 83°53′26″W / 43.60466°N 83.8905°W / 43.60466; -83.8905
Crosses Saginaw River
Locale Bay City, Michigan
Official name Liberty Bridge
Design Bascule bridge
Opened 1986
Daily traffic 20,000 vehicles per day (approx.)[1]
Toll None
Liberty Bridge opened for tall ships in 2010

The Liberty Bridge is a bascule-type drawbridge located in Bay City, Michigan, United States. It spans the Saginaw River and connects Vermont Street (on the west side of the river) and Woodside Avenue (on the east side). It was built in 1986.[1]

The Liberty Bridge was built to replace the Third Street Bridge, a small swing bridge dating from 1890 that was located just south of the current Liberty Bridge.


  1. ^ a b "Bridge department". Public Works Department, City of Bay City, Michigan. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 

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