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Franklin Street Bridge (New)

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Franklin Street Bascule Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2011

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BH Photo #206268

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Trail Creek on Franklin Street in Washington Park
Location
Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932 by the Roberts Supply Co.; rehabilitated 1984 and 1998
Builder
- Roberts Supply Co. of Lima, Ohio
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 182.0 ft.
Total length: 212.9 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Washington Bicentennial Memorial Bridge
LaPorte County Bridge No. 505
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72278, -86.90444   (decimal degrees)
41°43'22" N, 86°54'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507947/4619001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Michigan City West
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
16,577
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4600143 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16479 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photo from Andrew Raker
  • September 7, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 30, 2011: Updated by C Hanchey: Added bridge builder

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