Croswell Swinging Bridge

Croswell Swinging Bridge

The Croswell Swinging Bridge is the only pedestrian suspension bridge in Michigan. It was built in 1905 at an original cost of $300. It spans 139 feet. The original bridge had just two cables which were provided by Michigan Sugar Company and were used to support the planks. To provide a handhold, two more cables were added at a cost of $150. In August of 2006, all 128 planks were replaced at a cost of $1,300. The Bridge originally had a sign at the west end that admonished people to "Love Ye One Another." A sign at the east entrance (Maple Street) still reads, "Be Good To Your Mother-in-law." A festival to celebrate the bridge takes place the second weekend of August each year and features cardboard boat races under the bridge.

Croswell Swinging Bridge Web Site

Contact Information

Address

Maple Street

Croswell, MI 48422

Driving Directions

Phone: (810) 679-2299

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Location of Croswell Swinging Bridge

Map of Michigan

Croswell Weather

Now
CLOUDY
40°F
CLOUDY, humidity 85%, barometer 29.96,
wind 14 mph SSW
Monday
A bit of freezing rain this morning
42°F | 39°F
A bit of freezing rain this morning
Tuesday
A few showers, fog, then a little rain
47°F | 44°F
A few showers, fog, then a little rain
Wednesday
Cloudy and windy with showers
49°F | 28°F
Cloudy and windy with showers
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, a snow shower; colder
35°F | 22°F
Mostly cloudy, a snow shower; colder
Friday
Partly sunny and chilly
37°F | 28°F
Partly sunny and chilly

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