Constructed in 1950, this overpass is among the oldest expressway overpasses in Michigan. This is because this section of US-23 was built before the freeway. Indeed the bridge was not really originally built to support a freeway, which explains why the roadway shoulders narrow to fit under the bridge. The bridge retains excellent historic integrity including original type R4 railings remaining on the bridge. There are also attractive architectural detailing on the abutments.
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