Probably one of the smallest bridges ever built by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company, this 3-panel lenticular truss shows how in the late 19th century iron bridges were competitive for even the shortest spans. Except for its size (the span length is only 35 feet), it is in other respects typical of the patented Berlin lenticular design. The Town of Sharon paid only $550 for the bridge in 1885. Instead of having the company build it, the Town hired local people to work on the abutments, erect the bridge, and install the deck planking.
During the flood of 1955, the bridge was heavily damaged. At that time it was rebuilt with a beam structure to support the roadway. In 1999, the bridge was rehabilitated with a new concrete support system, abutments, and modern guardrails. Again, the trusses were kept in place, so the bridge continues to serve as a reminder of its historically significant fabricator, the Berlin Iron Bridge Company.