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Main Street Bridge

Photos 

The Carole Lombard Memorial Bridge

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2007

BH Photo #109742

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span arch bridge over St. Marys River on Main Street in Fort Wayne
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1997
Builders
- A.W. Grosvenor (Engineer)
- H.W. Tapp Construction
Design
Three-span closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 303.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.07833, -85.15444   (decimal degrees)
41°04'42" N, 85°09'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655033/4549093 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Wayne West
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
14,025
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0200262 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15786 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added the google street view.
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated builders
  • January 26, 2008: New photo from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Main Street Bridge
Posted April 16, 2013, by Patrisha (patrisha_henson [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Planning a Carole Lombard trip in June 2013, came across this while researching places in regard to Carole. Very helpful. Thanks for posting.