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Old Washington Street Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray in Feburary 2009

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Overview
Seven-span closed-spandrel arch bridge over White River on a former alignment of Washington Street (National Road) in the White River State Park in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1916 as the White River crossing for the old National Road, restored and preserved in 1994 as a pedestrian bridge
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76744, -86.17451   (decimal degrees)
39°46'03" N, 86°10'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/570702/4402271 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Inventory number
BH 39072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • April 16, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • October 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: corrected year
  • February 2, 2009: Added by James McCray

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Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker