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Wayne Street Bridge

Photos 

PeruConcreteBridge

BH Photo #163603

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Luten arch bridge over Wabash River on Wayne Street
Location
Peru, Miami County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1907; Replaced 1974
Builders
- Daniel B. Luten (Design)
- National Concrete Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana (Contractor)
Design
Luten arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 575.0 ft.
Also called
Wallace Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75333, -86.05667   (decimal degrees)
40°45'12" N, 86°03'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/579631/4511803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peru
Inventory number
BH 45004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 29, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and other stuff
  • December 29, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • December 15, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • April 23, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Looking East - Great view of the old Luten bridge with C&O Railroad bridge in background, Peru Light plant to left. Unknown year.
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs