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
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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