This bridge is a relatively early example of a pre-stressed concrete bridge in Michigan. Only the use of Michigan's venerable type R4 railings keep this bridge looking nice and separate it from the ugly pre-stressed concrete bridges that are essentially the only type of bridge built in Michigan today. This bridge appears to have been designed to fit in with its urban setting. A stairway that appears to have been built as part of the bridge connects the roadway sidewalks to wineries and other attractions near to the bridge.
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