This bridge is an example of an arch bridge designed by the Wayne County Road Commission, which used arch bridges both for highway overpasses as well as for water crossings. This is obviously an example of its use as a river crossing. The aesthetically pleasing design includes architectural treatment on the abutments and a defined arch ring, all specific characteristics seen on a number of the Wayne County arch bridges. Like most of the old bridges along the various River Rouge parkways, this bridge has unfortunately lost its original railings. Otherwise, the historic integrity of the bridge is good. Almost immediately west of this bridge there is the Hines Drive overpass.
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