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Columbia Avenue Bridge

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Little Calumet River on Columbia Avenue
Location
Munster, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1953
Design
Continuous steel beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 147.0 ft.
Deck width: 28.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56911, -87.50017   (decimal degrees)
41°34'09" N, 87°30'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/458298/4602058 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calumet City
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4500137 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 39.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
10,302

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status
  • November 11, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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Columbia Avenue Bridge
Posted March 11, 2014, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was replaced in the fall of 2013.