This bridge is located on former US-45 alignment and was built to carry US-45. The bridge, built in 1919, is an earlier surviving example of its type in Michigan. It retains good historic integrity. The concrete on the bridge has aggregate that includes a large number of reddish stones which can be found in the U.P. of Michigan, which suggests that the aggregate in the concrete of this bridge came from the region. The bridge remains open to traffic on what is today a local street. The successor to this bridge on current US-45 alignment is a concrete t-beam bridge.
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