This bridge is a relatively long example of a standardized grade separation design that was used by the Michigan State Highway Department on state trunk line roads. The bridge retains excellent historic integrity including the railroad version of MSHD's type R4 railings, which tend to have shorter length panels than those used on highway bridges. The bridge is heavily skewed. The prominent Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Company fabricated the plate girder and the Hillding Construction Company was the on-site contractor for the bridge. The bridge and railroad line was originally owned by the Pere Marquette Railway. The bridge today carries CSX trackage.
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