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Westfield Boulevard Bridge

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Westfield Boulevard Bridge

The Indianapolis News: October 2 1974

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BH Photo #452962

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River on Westfield Boulevard
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1978
History
Built circa 1893-1895; Demolished 1977
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Fabricator based on plaque design)
Design
(2)7-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.87680, -86.13866   (decimal degrees)
39°52'36" N, 86°08'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/573656/4414438 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86028 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type, Bridge added by Melissa Brand- Welch
  • July 25, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Westfield Boulevard Bridge
Posted July 25, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I'm happy it jogged your memory !

Westfield Boulevard Bridge
Posted July 25, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Crap! I forgot all about this bridge! My dad had a friend that lived there and we used to go fishing there a lot.