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Lexington Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken 2005 by Nathan Holth

BH Photo #102782

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span concrete arch bridge over St. Joseph River on Lexington Avenue in Elkhart
Location
Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926 by M.E. White Co. of Chicago
Builder
- M.E. White Co.
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 268.0 ft.
Deck width: 43.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.68389, -85.98083   (decimal degrees)
41°41'02" N, 85°58'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/584821/4615181 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkhart
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,900
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2000197 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16096 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 31, 2005: Posted photos from Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Lexington Avenue Bridge
Posted October 16, 2006, by Patricia Joyce (pajoyce [at] gmail [dot] com)

I want to thank you for your effort and success for these brigdes. M E White also completed the N Damen Bridge and S Damen Bridge in Chicago. This bridge cost was apprx. to $125,000