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Parnell Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #388031

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span arch bridge over St. Joseph River on Parnell Avenue in Fort Wayne
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1993
Builders
- Grosvenor, A.W.
- I.E. Smith Construction
Design
Reinforced concrete arch - open spandrel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 220.1 ft.
Deck width: 49.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #538
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10902, -85.12553   (decimal degrees)
41°06'32" N, 85°07'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/657389/4552552 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Wayne West
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0200268 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15788 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
23,525

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added County Bridge #
  • October 16, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated builder and design

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com