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Fall Creek Meridian Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Weller in February 2009

BH Photo #134448

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Fall Creek on Meridian Street in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1988
Builders
- Dunn McCarthy Co.
- George Kessler
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.1 ft.
Total length: 344.1 ft.
Deck width: 56.4 ft.
Also called
Joseph W. Summers Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80333, -86.15639   (decimal degrees)
39°48'12" N, 86°09'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/572217/4406269 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900633 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
29,647

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 12, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • September 28, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added arch type.
  • February 23, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • February 28, 2009: Updated by John Weller: Updated builder and architect
  • February 19, 2009: Updated by John Weller

Sources 

  • John Weller - jweller [at] indy [dot] rr [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com