This bridge was originally built as a pair of vertical lift bridges, but the towers have been cut off of the bridge turning it into a fixed deck plate girder bridge. The bottom portion of the towers still remain as testiment to the bridge's movable past. The bridge has a large skew. It is not known if this bridge is threatened by the construction of a new high level bridge next to this bridge.
Above: Historical photo showing bridge with towers intact and one of the spans in raised position.
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