This bridge, along with the similar Mosby Bridge is noted for its almost unheard-of use of a truly curved upper chord in the truss design. It is not a polygonal upper chord. The use of a curved upper chord is vastly more common in Europe, but in the United States, this is one of the most unusual details to be found in a metal truss bridge. It not only makes the bridge look unique, it makes it look graceful and beautiful. This is complimented by a handsome approach system of curved t-beams and ornamental railings. This bridge was bypassed by a much larger highway bridge, but was repainted and left standing for pedestrian use in a park. Aside from being repainted and having pedestrian railing added (with original railing left behind), no repair work was done to the trusses. Areas of complete section loss can still be seen on many truss members, and some of the overhead bracing that had been damaged by overheight trucks remains in damaged condition.
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