The word COMPRESSED is embedded in the bridge pier. An anchor-shaped form surrounds and protects the tension rods that are holding up the bridge from damage from vehicles.
 An interpretive panel explains the engineering and shows how the center span was dropped into place.
 A standard barrier protects the tension rods on the other side of the bridge. The word “ANCHORING” was embedded into that barrier
 Metal cover plates call out the bridge expansion joints.
 The word “FLOATING” is painted on the bridge span, defining the section that is suspended over the roadway and resting on the cantilevered sections.
 The words “CONNECTING, UNITING, VAULTING, ARCHING, SPANNING, LINKING, BRIDGING and JOINING” also accompany people over the main span.
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