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Ernsperger Bridge

Photo 

9/2008 photo

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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BH Photo #139719

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over St. Joseph River on Ironwood Drive in South Bend
Location
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1970
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 477.9 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Ironwood Drive Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66111, -86.21500   (decimal degrees)
41°39'40" N, 86°12'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/565355/4612448 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Bend East
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
17,055
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7100033 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17052 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added common (historic) name
  • October 6, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • May 3, 2009: New photo from Jim Grey

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