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Maple Street Bridge
Balance Testing

The Flanders Engineering Group has been hired by Milbocker and Sons to performed strain gauge testing and related balance calculations on the Maple Street Bridge in Manistee, Michigan. The prime contractor on the project is Civil Coatings and Construction.


The scope of this project is primarily painting. For Flanders Engineering Group’s work, they will install strain gauges, collect balance data, report the balance condition, and make balance recommendations at various stages of construction. Flanders Engineering Group has been providing professional balance services for over 25 years throughout the US.

Maple Street Bridge Details

Maple Street Bridge Details:

Constructed in 1964, replacing the original bridge constructed in 1908

Type: Double Leaf Scherzer Bascule Bridge

Designer (1964): Hazlet and Erdal, Chicago, Illinois

Contractor (1964): Brown Brothers, Lansing, Michigan

Current Rehab Designer (2022): Spicer Group

Current Rehab Contractor (2022): Civil Coatings and Construction



Jeffrey S. Flanders: 904-505-6528

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