This bridge is a small pony truss bridge. It features riveted connections. Its members are composed of rolled beams as opposed to built-up beams. The bridge trusses appear to retain good historic integrity without alteration. The bridge has not received one of the most basic, least expensive, and most effective forms of maintenance which is to keep the bridge free of debris. The entire bottom chord has been allowed to fill up with dirt to the point that healthy grass is now growing out of the bottom chord. This traps moisture against the metal of the bridge and will lead to deterioration. Cleaning the bridge occasionally would be something that would not cost the county much money and would go a long way to preventing deterioration.
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