Bridges and overpasses can be positive and interesting features along a byway. The design should take into account the context of the landscape and reflect its historic, rural, or urban character. Choose materials and colors that complement the surrounding landscape. Consider restoring historic bridges for their important contribution to the character of their byways.
Bridges and overpasses provide vehicle and pedestrian access. Passage for fish and wildlife on and under these structures should be incorporated into the design where appropriate. Bridge piers and substructures should not encroach on the stream channel. Aesthetic railings or walls can be selected that meet requirements.