Indianapolis, Indiana

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Astronaut David Wolf Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1980, and 2008
Through truss bridge over White River on 82nd Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Barth Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca.1895
Pony plate girder bridge over Pleasant Run on Barth Avenue
Replaced by a new pedestrian MOB bridge

Big Eagle Creek Kentucky Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1935
Concrete arch bridge over Big Eagle Creek on Kentucky Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Big Eagle Creek Washington Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1984
Closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Big Eagle Creek on Washington Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Big Jim Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Originally built in 1873 in Montgomery County, moved to Marion County
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Central Canal on trail behind Indianapolis Museum of Art in Indianapolis
Renovated and reopened for pederstrians

Bluff Road Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1954
Slab bridge over Pleasant Run on Bluff Road
Open to traffic

Brookside Park Disc Golf Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Pogue's Run on a pedestrian trail (old alignment of Tuxedo St.)
Open to pedestrians only

Capitol Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1911
Concrete arch bridge over Fall Creek on Capitol Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Central Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1900
Stone arch bridge over Fall Creek on Central Avenue in Indianapolis
Replaced by a new bridge which incorporates some of the former bridge's spandrel wall stones and railing stones.

Central Canal Illinois Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1920. Possible rehabilitation/alteration in 1946.
Concrete arch bridge over I.W.C. Canal on Illinois Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Central Canal Meridian Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1986
Concrete arch bridge over I.W.C. Canal on Meridian Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Cold Spring Road Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1969
Concrete arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Cold Spring Road in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

College Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1924; rehabilitated 1980
Concrete arch bridge over Williams Creek on College Avenue in Indianapolis
Replaced by a new bridge

College Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1997
Stone arch bridge over Fall Creek on College Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Commerce Drive Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1958
Concrete arch bridge over Pogue's Run on Commerce Drive in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Crown Hill Cemetery Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
See Below
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over A driveway on 38th St
Open to traffic

CSX - Big Eagle Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's I&V(Indianapolis and Vincennes)branch and formerly went all the way to Union Station. Line now starts at the Indianapolis Belt and ends just Southeast of this bridge. Line looked to be rarely used.
Through truss bridge over Big Eagle Creek in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

CSX - Country Club Road Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1916
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Country Club Road on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - I-70 Overpass (N) (Marion County, Indiana)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Interstate 70 on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - I-70 Overpass (S) (Marion County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Interstate 70 on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Indianapolis Water Company Canal Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Unknown Construction
Bridge over Indianapolis Water Company Canal on CSX, ex-Conrail, exx-Penn Central, nee-NYC
Intact but closed to all traffic

CSX - Pleasant Run Parkway Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
One of the earliest rail lines in Indiana connection Indy with Cincinatti, today Amtrak's Cardinal uses this route along with many freights.
Arch bridge over Pleasant Run Pkwy. and Pleasant Run on CSX Railroad in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

CSX - US 40 Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1917; replaced 2003
Lost concrete arch bridge over US 40 in Indianapolis
Replaced by new bridge

CSX - White River Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1886 by the Keystone Bridge Company.
Through truss bridge over White River in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

CSX - White River Bridge (Indianapolis) (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over White River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

E. Washington St (US 40) Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Concrete deck girder bridge over Washington St (US 40) & College Ave on CSX RR
Open to traffic

Emrichsville Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1906; removed 1949
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over White River on Crawfordsville Road
Removed but not replaced

Fall Creek Aqueduct (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1904 to replace a previous structure washed away by flooding
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fall Creek on Central Canal
Open to traffic

Fall Creek Meridian Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1988
Concrete arch bridge over Fall Creek on Meridian Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Garfield Park Bean Creek Pagoda Rd Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1923
Concrete arch bridge over Bean Creek on Garfield Park Road in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Garfield Park Bean Creek Road Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1923
Concrete arch bridge over Bean Creek on Garfield Park Road in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Garfield Park Conservatory Drive Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Concrete arch bridge over Pleasant Run on Garfield Park Conservatory Drive in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Garfield Park Pleasant Run Pagoda Rd Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1927
Concrete arch bridge over Pleasant Run on Garfield Park Road in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Illinois Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1899
Concrete arch bridge over Fall Creek on Illinois Street in Indianapolis
Demolished

Indiana State Museum Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
This is a replica of a Whipple truss bridge, and is not historic
Through truss bridge over Indiana Central Canal and N. Blackford Street on Walkway at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Indianapolis Museum of Art East Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built over the Terre Haute, Indianapolis & Eastern Traction Company's line from Indy to Lafayette. Line was abandoned in 1930's.
Steel stringer bridge over abandoned interurban railbed on Woodstock Drive near the Indianapolis Museum of Art in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Indianapolis Museum of Art Ravine Garden Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over a small stream on a pedestrian trail in the Indy Museum of Art Campus
Open to pedestrians only

INRD - Fall Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Part of the second oldest rail line in Indiana, this bridge helped connect Indianapolis with Kokomo, Peru, Plymouth, and Michigan City. Today Indiana Transportation Museum uses this line for excursions including the annual Indiana State Fair Train.
Pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on Railroad in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Kent Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1983
Concrete arch bridge over East Fork Schoen Creek on Kent Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Kessler Blvd. Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1924
Concrete arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Kessler Blvd. W Drive in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Lafayette Road Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built about 1925; widened to four lanes about 1935
Concrete arch bridge over Eagle Creek Reservoir on Lafayette Road in Indianapolis
Demolished; replaced 2009

LIRC - Lick Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1902
Stone arch bridge over Lick Creek/Lick Creek Parkway on Louisville and Indiana Railroad
Open to traffic

LIRC - Pleasant Run Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Stone arch bridge over Pleasant Run on Louisville and Indiana Railroad
Open to traffic

Lye Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in Montgomery County in 1879- moved to Indianapolis over Central Canal
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Central Canal in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Michigan Street Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Indiana)
Replaced 1949
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over White River on West Michigan Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Monon Trail - Central Canal Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Pony plate girder bridge over Central Canal on Monon Trail (former Monon Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Monon Trail - Fall Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Monon Trail (former Monon Railroad) in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Monon Trail - Fall Creek Parkway Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Once part of the "Shortest line to Chicago", this line was abandoned in the 1980's by then owner CSX Railroad
Pony plate girder bridge over Fall Creek Parkway on Monon Trail (Former Monon Railroad) in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Morris Street Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Indiana)
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over White River on Morris Street
Replaced by a new bridge

National Road Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Destroyed by flood 1913
Lost covered through truss bridge over White River on National Road
Destroyed by flood

New York Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1914
Lost Bridge over West Fork White River on West New York Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab Bridge #1 (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1914 for James A. Allison's Riverdale estate, now the Ecolab at Marian University.
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Crooked Creek on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab Bridge #2 (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1914 for James A. Allison's Riverdale estate, now the Ecolab at Marian University.
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Crooked Creek on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab Bridge #3 (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1914 for James A. Allison's Riverdale estate, now the Ecolab at Marian University.
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Crooked Creek on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Nowland Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1902
Stone arch bridge over Pogue's Run on Nowland Avenue
Closed to all traffic

Nowland Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1903
Stone arch bridge over Pogue's Run on Nowland Avenue
Open to pedestrians only

Old Fall Creek Rd. Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Slab bridge over a branch of Fall Creek on Skiles Test Trail (old alignment of Fall Creek Rd)
Open to pedestrians only

Old Washington Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1916 as the White River crossing for the old National Road, restored and preserved in 1994 as a pedestrian bridge
Seven-span closed-spandrel arch bridge over White River on a former alignment of Washington Street (National Road) in the White River State Park in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Pleasant Run Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1904; Replaced 1993
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Pleasant Run Creek on Washington Street
Replaced by new bridge

PRR - White River Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Unknown when removed, but probably after Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central merger. Formerly part of route from Indy to Terre Haute.
Lost Bridge over White River on Formerly Penn Central(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Vandalia)
Lost

Rainbow Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1906
Concrete arch bridge over I.W.C. Canal on Guilford Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

River Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Lost Stringer bridge over White River on River Avenue
Removed but not replaced; remnants still visible

Riverside Park Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced in 1907
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork White River on 30th Street
No longer exists

Roberts Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1881-2 by A. M. Kennedy & Sons, replaced in 1942 when Geist Reservoir was being created.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Fall Creek on 79th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Shafter Road Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1908
Concrete arch bridge over Lawrence Creek on former alignment of Shafter Road in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians only

Sherman Dr. Railroad Overpass (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1916
Slab bridge over Sherman Dr. on CSX Railroad (Old PA RR)
Open to traffic

Southern Avenue Bean Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1991
Concrete arch bridge over Bean Creek on Southern Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

Spades Park Footbridge over Pouges Run (Marion County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Pouges Run in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Villa Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1916
Concrete arch bridge over Pleasant Run on Villa Avenue in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

W. Washington St (US 40) Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Washington St (US 40) on CSX RR
Open to traffic

Washington Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge; piers still visible

Westfield Boulevard Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built circa 1893-1895; Demolished 1977
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River on Westfield Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge in 1978

White River 16th Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1946
Concrete arch bridge over White River on 16th Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

White River 30th Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1979
Concrete arch bridge over White River on 30th Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

White River Kentucky Avenue Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Indiana)
Replaced ca. 1925
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on Kentucky Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge ca 1925

White River Meridian Street Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1986 and 2012
Concrete arch bridge over White River on Meridian Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic