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30th Street-White River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Weller in February 2009

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BH Photo #133731

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete Melan arch bridge over White River on 30th Street in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement in Fall 2021, with stones from bridge slated to be placed on replacement bridge.
History
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1979
Builders
- Henry W. Klaussman
- W.M. Fife & Son
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch, Melan type reinforcing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 116.1 ft.
Total length: 316.8 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Riverside Park Bridge (1907)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80944, -86.19444   (decimal degrees)
39°48'34" N, 86°11'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568953/4406918 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
32,203
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900125 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2021: Updated by Luke: Builder merge
  • February 10, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • June 24, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • March 9, 2018: New photo from Dave King
  • December 30, 2012: New photos from J.P.
  • December 20, 2012: Updated by J.P.: added designer
  • February 18, 2009: New photos from John Weller

Sources 

  • John Weller - jweller [at] indy [dot] rr [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Luke