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Le Fer Bridge

Map 

Description 

This nice concrete arch is on the grounds of St. Mary of the Woods College Northwest of Terre Haute. It appears to have possibly carried traffic at some time, but now looks to be for pedestrian use over a lake.

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Lake on Trail
Location
Vigo County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built ca. 1922, removed beginning of 2017
Builder
- Concarron
Design
Concrete arch with Balustrade railings
Also called
St.Mary of the Woods Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50694, -87.46488   (decimal degrees)
39°30'25" N, 87°27'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/460034/4373137 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Goshen
Inventory number
BH 50423 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,244)
Built 1922 (707)
Built during 1920s (9,996)
Concarron (2)
Indiana (4,947)
Lost (25,298)
Lost 2017 (260)
Lost during 2010s (3,324)
Owned by college (79)
Vigo County, Indiana (54)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2019: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Build year; bridge was also removed at the beginning of 2017
  • December 4, 2011: Added by Tony Dillon

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Comments 

Le Fer Bridge
Posted December 21, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bummer, but I'm not surprised. Vigo is not a shining star in the bridge-restoration department.

Le Fer Bridge
Posted December 21, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Removed right around the turn of 2016/17:

https://www.tribstar.com/news/local_news/lake-le-fer-foot-br...