Western Wayne County is noted for its large number of old concrete bridges, including rigid-frames, t-beams, and arch bridges. These bridges were built along the three branches of River Rouge, many of them designed to serve the parkways which were built along the rivers. The vast majority of these bridges have been altered by the replacement of the original decorative balustrade railings with mundane modern barriers. This bridge is one of those which has had its railings replaced. However, aside from the deck, the arch itself retains good structural integrity and has not been altered. There is attractive architectural detailing on the abutments.
There was construction equipment around the bridge during the time of documentation, but it appeared to be related to creating a buried drain, and did not appear to have anything to do with the bridge.
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