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PRR - White River Parkway West Overpass

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Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over S. White River Pkwy W. Drive on Abandoned Rail Line in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic below, closed to traffic above
History
Part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's St. Louis line, unknown when abandoned, but perhaps after Penn Central Merger where the old New York Central/B&O/P&E bridge immediately North was used instead.
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76322, -86.17506   (decimal degrees)
39°45'48" N, 86°10'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/570659/4401802 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Inventory number
BH 44709 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Closed (2,692)
Girder (10,384)
Have street view (27,135)
Indiana (4,947)
Indianapolis, Indiana (176)
Marion County, Indiana (216)
Pennsylvania Railroad (908)
Plate girder (8,055)
Railroad (15,696)
Through girder (3,878)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: added some railroad history
  • April 2, 2010: Added by Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • James Norwood