This bridge is an early and unusual example of a steel arch bridge. The bridge's ribs are one of the unusual things of the bridge. HistoricBridges.org is describing it as a braced rib (two chords connected by truss members forming a complete rib), but its compact lattice design could also be considered as a single built-up beam, which would make it simply a "ribbed arch." The bridge is lightweight in construction, and simple in design. Visually, this draws the eye to the lattice ribs of the arch. This bridge today retains excellent historic integrity including ornamental lattice railings. The bridge's primary use today is for golf carts as it is in the middle of a golf course.
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