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West Jefferson Blvd. Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #388037

Map 

Description 

Finished 6/15/1935 the bridge cost $63,817.68.

Facts 

Overview
Three-span arch bridge over St. Marys River on West Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Finished 6/15/1935; rehabilitated 1996
Builder
- Charles R. Wermuth & Sons, Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 204.0 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Skew angle
10 degrees
Also called
County Bridge #330
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.07167, -85.16222   (decimal degrees)
41°04'18" N, 85°09'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/654396/4548339 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Wayne West
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0200319 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 15799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
22,025

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added County Bridge #
  • October 30, 2010: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Corrected complrtion date, added builder, cost and spans, skew angle.

Sources 

  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com