Grosse Ile Pkwy. / Trenton Channel

MDOT Historic Bridges Wayne County  Grosse Ile Pkwy. / Trenton Channel

County: Wayne

City/Township: Grosse Ile

Location: Grosse Ile Pkwy. / Trenton Channel

Year Built: 1932

About this Bridge:
This bridge was the last through truss swing bridge to be constructed in Michigan. It has ten steel girder spans, each 118 feet long, and a single camelback through truss swing span 340 feet in length, yielding a total length of 1350 feet. This structure was originally built for the Michigan Central Railroad by Augustus J. Dupuis Company of Detroit.