Jefferson Avenue--Huron River and Harbin Drive--Silver Creek Canal Bridges (NRIS 00000080)
Jefferson Ave. over Huron R.; Harbin Dr. over Silver Creek Canal,
Michigan. County/parish: Wayne.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
February 10, 2000.
Part of Highway Bridges of Michigan MPS
- Jefferson Avenue–Huron River and Harbin Drive–Silver Creek Canal Bridges
- The Jefferson Avenue–Huron River and Harbin Drive–Silver Creek Canal Bridges are two separate bridges, sharing a continuous railing, that were jointly listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 10, 2000.The Jefferson Avenue Bridge carries West Jefferson Avenue (known south of the river as the U.S. Turnpike) across the Huron River, which connects Brownstown Charter Township in Wayne County to Berlin Charter Township in Monroe County. Along with the Clinton–Kalamazoo Canal and Main Street Historic District, it is one of three properties listed on the National Register in Michigan to span two counties. The Harbin Drive Bridge is located entirely within Wayne County. Both bridges are located about one mile (0.6 km) inland from Lake Erie on a historically important route between Detroit and Toledo. The Jefferson Avenue Bridge is also designated as a Michigan Historic Site. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/00000080