This bridge is an extremely unusual bridge. With a lightweight truss design, it does not have the appearance of a vehicular bridge. The deck is currently laid out where half of the bridge is for pedestrians and the other half has no deck. The bridge may originally have been built for pedestrians on one side and utility pipelines on the other side. There was once many factories associated with the Phoenix Ironworks here, and it is likely there was also a lot of infrastructure that has been lost alongside the buildings, like pipelines. Whatever the purpose the bridge originally served, it is clear that this is an extremely unusual truss bridge and should be considered historically significant. It uses an unusual combination of paired T's for diagonals in one direction, and in the opposing direction the diagonals are paired plate, and the plates are sandwiched in between the T's. This is an unusual way to compose a truss web. The use of a double-intersection Warren in a pony truss is somewhat uncommon as well.
It appears that the outriggers have been altered or replaced.
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