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Little Calumet River-Central Ave. 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
Lost through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Central Avenue
Location
Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920, replaced in 1993
Design
7-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 121.1 ft.
Deck width: 28.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #223
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57438, -87.28950   (decimal degrees)
41°34'28" N, 87°17'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/475865/4602562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gary
Land survey
T. 36 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 13
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
3,213
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4500126 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39392 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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