This bridge is a traditionally composed earth filled concrete arch bridge. At the northwest corner of the bridge only, it has a curved railing to accommodate the northward turn the road takes. Despite its single span configuration, the bridge's span is of decent span length. The bridge is also noted for its lack of alteration. The construction of the bridge was extensively photographed. Some of these photos are shown in discussed below.
This photo shows the arch barrel completed, with falsework for pouring the spandrel wall in place.
This photo shows the arch barrel completed, with falsework for pouring the spandrel wall in place on the left half, and the completed spandrel wall with falsework removed visible on the right half of the bridge.
This photo shows the falsework enabling the construction of the abutment in place.
These photos show the bridge with the concrete superstructure completed. All that remained at this point was to fill the interior with earth and provide a deck.
This photo shows the fill being dumped into the bridge.
View showing the bridge with the fill complete.
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