Kokomo, Indiana

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Apperson Way Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1987
Concrete arch bridge over Wildcat Creek on Apperson Way in Kokomo
Open to traffic

CERA - Markland Avenue Overpass (Howard County, Indiana)
Single lane underpass with low clearance that was often hit by trucks causing misalignment. City of Kokomo tried for years to get Norfolk Southern(during their ownership) to put at grade crosssing. Central Railroad finally allowed city to remove.
Lost Bridge over Markland Avenue on Currently removed, formerly Central Railroad of Indianapolis (nee Norfolk Southern, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western Cloverleaf) in Kokomo
Removed but not replaced

Highland Park Duck Pond Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1900; Collapsed due to an overweight truck in the late 1980s
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Kokomo Creek on Park Access Road in Highland Park
Collapsed due to an overweight truck

Highland Park Footbridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built in the 1920's, restored 2011-12
Steel stringer bridge over Kokomo Creek on path
Open to pedestrians

Lafountain Street Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1970
Concrete arch bridge over Kokomo Creek on Lafountain Street in Kokomo
Open to traffic

NKP - Kokomo Creek bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Deck girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis), soon possibly trail in Kokomo
Derelict/abandoned

NKP - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Abandoned Winamac Southern Railway in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic, awaiting trail development

NS - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Unknown builder, replaced covered bridge formerly at this location. This bridge survived the great flood of 1913 due to Lake Erie and Western Railroad loading bridge down with loaded coal cars.
Pratt through truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on former IMC Nickel Plate line
Preserved as a landmark while trail on old rail corridor crosses MOB next to it

Old Park Road Kokomo Creek bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Park Road today has a bridge West of here over Kokomo Creek, but in the early 20th Century it travelled down a different alignment and over this structure. When nearby steel mill expanded, old road was used for back entrance into plant.
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Kokomo Creek on Former alignment of Park Road and later used as South gate entrance for former Continental Steel plant.
Lost

Old Pavilion Footbridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built after the park was established in 1892; replaced by the current stringer bridge (Possibly 1920's).
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Kokomo Creek on Pedestrian path
Replaced by a new bridge

Park Avenue Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built in 1963 on a new alignment of Park Avenue after expansion of the former Continental Steel factory claimed part of the old Park Avenue.
Bridge over Kokomo Creek on Park Avenue
Open to traffic, Scheduled for replacement by 2018

Phillips Street Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Replaced 1989. UCT Baseball Park is next to bridge with great view of structure.
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Wildcat Creek on Phillips Street in Kokomo


PRR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Most don't know about this bridge which is bordered on it's North by Omnisource(Mervis scrap yard) and an old factory on the South side. No railroad traffic over this bridge in long time. Remote, and unseen except from creek.
Abandoned pony plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned and on private property

PRR PSI Track - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built on a stub off of the Kokomo Belt's line into Continental Steel, this track went to the former Public Service Indiana(now DUKE) site on Defenbaugh Street. Tracks were pulled a few years ago. Sits on Highland Parks West side.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Kokomo Belt Railroad, part of Pennsylvania RR(later PC, Conrail) with trackage rights by Nickel Plate, N&W. in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic

TStL&W Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built to connect the Cloverleaf main line to Continental Steel, this bridge was removed sometime in the 1970's. Nickel Plate Road later accessed Continental via the Pennsylvania RR's Kokomo Belt to the East and this bridge was no longer needed.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Wildcat Creek on former Nickel Plate Road Railroad(nee Toledo St. Louis and Western aka Cloverleaf) in Kokomo. Small ditch with it's own steel stringer bridge formerly located at East approach for Creek bridge.
Lost

Union Street-Wildcat Creek Bridge (Old) (Howard County, Indiana)
Replaced 1958
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Union Street
Replaced by new bridge

UTC - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built 1903(?)
Lost Bridge over Kokomo Creek on former Indiana Railroad (nee Indiana Union Traction) in Kokomo
Lost

Vermont Covered Bridge 14-34-01 (Howard County, Indiana)
Replaced 1958. Kokomo Reservoir was being constructed and this bridge had to go. Originally located near Vermont, Indiana(Howard County), Moved to Kokomo's Highland Park where it still resides today. Pedestrian use only.
Relocated Smith through truss bridge over Kokomo Creek in Kokomo's Highland Park
Replaced by new bridge, bridge moved to Kokomo's Highland Park across Kokomo Creek.

Washington Street Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1960
Concrete arch bridge over Kokomo Creek on Washington Street in Kokomo
Open to traffic

Water Works Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1892 by the Lafayette Bridge Company; Replaced 1968
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on Carter Street
Replaced by new bridge

WSR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder Bridge over Wildcat Creek on Winamac Southern Railway in Kokomo


WSRY - Defenbaugh Street Viaduct (Howard County, Indiana)
Very low underpass that has been undercut many times to allow truck traffic to go under, finally destroyed by concrete truck and removed.. Another similiar structure on rail line just East of here has been removed.
Bridge over Defenbaugh Street with low clearance, mostly wooden construction. Damaged in truck hit, and partially removed July 2011..
Bridge hit by concrete truck and damaged bridge. Center span over roadway was removed. Unknown if span is still intact nearby - July 10, 2011

WSRY - Sycamore Street Overpass (Howard County, Indiana)
Built to cross Sycamore and the Kokomo Street Railways, this bridge was known for it's black block lettering on either side spelling PENNSYLVANIA out with the bridge painted silvery grey. Kokomo repainted in last 5 years and added outragous sign.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sycamore Street and formerly Kokomo Street Railways. on Winamac Southern Railway (nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond RR) in Kokomo
Open to traffic