The bridge engineer was Clark Eldridge. Architectural historian Lawrence Kreisman gives this description of the bridge:
The open spandrel reinforced-concrete arched bridge springs from abutments ... .The arch, with its vertical pier abutments and deck supporting members, embodies the successful marriage of engineering and aesthetics. Fluting on the piers and columns emphasize the verticality and apparent lightness of the structure, At the portals and over the piers, zigurat-like projections embellish 12 foot tall attenuated Art Deco light standards. This bridge is the finest of a number of bridges constructed under the Works Progress Administration ... ."