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North Lake 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
Concrete arch bridge over Grand Calumet River on North Lake Street in Gary
Location
Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 50.8 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bridge #243
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61528, -87.26833   (decimal degrees)
41°36'55" N, 87°16'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/477643/4607097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gary
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4500135 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16491 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 42.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
2,253

Categories 

Arch (11,271)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Deck arch (10,508)
Indiana (4,200)
Lake County, Indiana (76)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
Open (36,892)
Owned by county (18,920)
Select (535)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,525)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2017: New photos from Tony Dillon

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