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Main Street Bridge

Photo 

Main Street Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: December 5 1914

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BH Photo #465875

Map 

Description 

The continued existence of a 1907 NBI date is either a mistake or parts of this bridge are hidden deep inside the 1995 UCEB.

E.J. Lauder-Marsh Bridge Company won the contract for $23,750.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck arch bridge over St. Joseph River on Main Street (Old SR 331) in Michawaka.
Location
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1960; Replaced 1995
Builders
- Alonzo J. Hammond (Likely designer)
- Marsh Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Contractor)
Design
Melan reinforced arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 316.0 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Also called
Old SR 331-Bremen Highway Bridge
St. Joseph River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66523, -86.18131   (decimal degrees)
41°39'55" N, 86°10'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568156/4612932 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 031520 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 88165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 10, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

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