This is one of a few unusual arch pedestrian overpass bridges in metro Detroit, noted for their appearance and use of an aluminum superstructure. The bridge may date to ca. 1969. The design matches a bridge in Arkansas which was also fabricated by the Reynolds Metals Company of Richmond, Virginia. The company was noted for building noteworthy aluminum structures. A historical article states that this Michigan example was the largest aluminum pedestrian bridge in the world when completed. As such, this is the most significant of the three Michigan bridges of this design.
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