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Meridian Street Bridge, Spanning Salamonie River at State Road 27, Portland, Jay County, IN



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Salamonie River at State Road 27, Portland, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-93
Significance: The bridge is the only reinforced concrete thru arch bridge remaining in Indiana.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges
Concrete Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING SOUTH ALONG MERIDIAN STREET SHOWING THE BRIDGE LOCATION JUST SOUTH OF THE DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL AREA.
2. LOOKING NORTH ALONG MERIDIAN STREET SHOWING THE VIEW THROUGH THE BRIDGE.
3. LOOKING SOUTH ALONG MERIDIAN STREET SHOWING THE VIEW THROUGH THE BRIDGE.
4. LOOKING WEST AT THE BRIDGE SHOWING A SIDE VIEW OF THE BRIDGE IN ITS NATURAL SETTING.
5. LOOKING SOUTHWEST THROUGH THE BRIDGE ARCHES SHOWING THE CONCRETE PILLARS AND DETAIL ON THE ARCHES.
6. LOOKING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE BRIDGE AND SHOWING A LAMP POST, PLANTER, AND PLAQUE.
7. VIEW OF PLAQUE LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER.
8. VIEW OF STEEL SIDEWALK RAILING.
9. LOOKING WEST AT THE SOUTHWEST BRIDGE CORNER SHOWING THE LAMP POST AND PLANTER.
10. VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE SHOWING THE FLOOR BEAMS.


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