Gugel Bridge

Registered Site L2168

Gugel Bridge

Built in 1904, this 204-foot-long bridge carried the Detroit and Saginaw Turnpike over the Cass River in Bridgeport Township. By around 1919 the pike, which became the well-traveled Dixie Highway, required a more substantial crossing and this bridge was replaced and relocated to this site. The bridge closed in 1979. William 'Tiny' Zehnder had the structure restored as a pedestrian bridge in 2004. The Gugel Bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
photo of Gugel Bridge

As of 4/18/2016 this marker is reported as missing.
Erected 2009

Location: Beyer Road at the Cass River
Frankenmuth Township, Saginaw County


Latitude: 43.328787348, Longitude: -83.77628266

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