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Washington Street Bridge

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

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Facts 

Overview
Four-span concrete arch bridge over White River on Washington Street in Muncie
Location
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1996
Builder
- Burk Construction Co. of New Castle, Indiana (Fabricator)
Design
Filled-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 280.8 ft.
Deck width: 28.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 19, 2008
Also called
County bridge #503
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19489, -85.39186   (decimal degrees)
40°11'42" N, 85°23'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/636881/4450628 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muncie West
Inventory numbers
INNBI 1800180 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 08000187 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16067 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,419

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2016: Updated by J.P.: on the national register of historic places
  • October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added arch type.
  • June 15, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • May 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed from Meek Ave. Bridge to Washington Street Bridge

Sources 

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

Comments 

Meek Avenue Bridge
Posted April 6, 2007, by kyle (bowden37 [at] comcast [dot] net)

This is acually the Washington Street bridge. As Meeks Avenue curves, the street name changes.