This bridge crosses Saginaw Street which is a former trunkline road (M-54). The Michigan State Highway Department often worked to create grade separations on trunkline roads in Michigan, and the designs vary. This design is a traditional, heavily skewed two span railroad through plate girder that also features concrete tunnels or approach spans for the sidewalks. Michigan State Highway Department plaques are present on the bridge. The bridge is noteworthy for its heavy skew and good historic integrity. Although this railroad is today owned and used by CSX, the line was a Pere Marquette line when the bridge was built.
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