Rating:
1 vote

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
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900638 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 59.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
35,298

Categories 

Arch (11,269)
Built 1926 (653)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,643)
Deck arch (10,506)
Functionally obsolete (8,049)
Have street view (22,569)
Indiana (4,200)
Indianapolis, Indiana (142)
Marion County, Indiana (174)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (36,889)
Owned by city (4,547)
Select (535)
Skewed (4,717)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,735)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,307)

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