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Kessler Blvd. Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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BH Photo #139334

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Kessler Blvd. W Drive in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builders
- Daniel B. Luten
- National Concrete Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.8 ft.
Deck width: 65.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85528, -86.19583   (decimal degrees)
39°51'19" N, 86°11'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568788/4412004 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
19,562
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900059 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • December 18, 2012: Updated by J.P.: added builders

Sources 

  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Kessler Blvd. Bridge
Posted December 19, 2012, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

So excited to learn that this is a Luten bridge. I live around the corner from it and drive over it all the time.