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Bell Fountain Bridge

Photo 

ca. 1908 Postcard view

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BH Photo #473493

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Fall Creek on 30th Street
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1959; replaced 1992
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 266.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Also called
30th Street-Fall Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81053, -86.14221   (decimal degrees)
39°48'38" N, 86°08'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/573423/4407080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
13,986
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4900141 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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