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Nowland Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Nowland Bridge 1

Photo taken by Laurie Klinger

BH Photo #472734

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Reportedly, this is the oldest Luten arch in the city, and perhaps beyond.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete Luten arch bridge over Pogue's Run on Nowland Avenue
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1902
Builders
- Daniel B. Luten
- National Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78582, -86.11738   (decimal degrees)
39°47'09" N, 86°07'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/575575/4404358 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis East
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
2
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900227 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16585 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2012)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected bridge type, added builders, corrected dimensions to match those in National Bridge Co. Catalog
  • October 13, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • February 7, 2010: Updated by Jim Grey: Added GPS coordinates.
  • February 18, 2009: New photos from John Weller

Sources 

Comments 

Nowland Avenue Bridge
Posted August 28, 2020, by Laurie Klinger (laurieklinger [at] att [dot] net)

Thank you for giving me credit for the photo of the Nowland Avenue Bridge. But I did not take that photo. Instead it should be credited to Eston Baumer who was a photographer for NUVO who took the photo in 2018 for an article about the campaign to repair the bridge.