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Hale Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Indiana State Historical Society photo.

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BH Photo #155017

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Hale Avenue at 75S-160W
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1882; replaced 1993
Builder
- Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron-pinned Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.1 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.06500, -85.16167   (decimal degrees)
41°03'54" N, 85°09'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/654458/4547600 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Wayne West
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
3,025
Inventory numers
INNBI 0200255 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 13, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • October 14, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: added builder
  • April 22, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • January 31, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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