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Central Canal Meridian Street Bridge

Photo 

Distant view from the Illinois St. Bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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BH Photo #164606

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over I.W.C. Canal on Meridian Street in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1986
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 152.8 ft.
Deck width: 54.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85898, -86.15724   (decimal degrees)
39°51'32" N, 86°09'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/572086/4412444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
35,298
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900638 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,344)
Built 1926 (689)
Built during 1920s (9,148)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,699)
Deck arch (10,594)
Functionally obsolete (7,742)
Have street view (24,055)
Indiana (4,290)
Indianapolis, Indiana (156)
Marion County, Indiana (187)
NR-eligible (3,982)
Open (37,462)
Owned by city (4,716)
Select (529)
Skewed (4,789)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,214)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,426)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2012: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added arch type.

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com