Planning for this project started in 1962, and it was approved in April 1962. It was Orange County Project 8.25359.
The bridge was built in 1964, with both State and federal funds. Projected cost for the bridge construction was $200,000; actual cost was $450,000 (including approaches and overpasses). It is 375 feet long and 55 feet above the Eno River.
View north, 1960s
During construction, view north, 1964 (photo via The News of Orange)
View west, 1964 (photo via The News of Orange)