What is significant? The Miller Street Tramway Bridge, to the extent of the surviving c.1920s fabric, which includes the brick abutments on either side of the Whittlesea railway is significant.
The post-1945 alterations and additions including the concrete deck, supporting piers and cyclone wire fencing are not significant.
How is it significant?
The Miller Street Tramway Bridge is of local historic significance to Darebin City.
Why is it significant?
Historically, the Miller Street Tramway Bridge is significant as the only dedicated tramway bridge in Melbourne. It provides evidence of the significant improvements made to the electric tramway service by the MMBW during a major expansion of the network and demonstrates the policy of requiring grade separations between trams and railways, wherever possible. (AHC criteria A.4, D.2, H.1)