This bridge is one of a number of curved t-beam overpasses along US-10 that retain original type R4 railings, although modern Armco guardrail has been added to the bridge as well. While a number of states built curved t-beam overpasses in the mid-20th Century, many states had abandoned railings that displayed any aesthetic qualities. Michigan's distinctly ornamental R4 railing make its curved t-beam overpasses stand out as something special. The US-10 bridges appear to be in good condition. Among Michigan's surviving curved t-beam overpasses, the US-10 bridges are among the shortest examples because of the relatively narrow median on US-10 and the fact that the roads cross US-10 at a 90 degree angle with no skew.
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