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Douglas MacArthur Bridge - Photos

The MacArthur Bridge is known as simply the "Belle Isle bridge" to most Detroiters.

The bridge opened Nov. 1, 1923.

The bridge and the downtown skyline

The bridge on a foggy morning.

The Belle Isle bridge's formal name is the Douglas MacArthur Bridge.

The MacArthur Bridge has taken generations of Detroiters to Belle Isle.

The bridge was renamed for Douglas MacArthur on Feb. 18, 1942.