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Main Street Memorial Bridge

Elkhart County Bridge 381

Main Street Memorial Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 1, 2006 and April 20, 2014

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Main Street Over St. Joseph River
Location
Elkhart: Elkhart County, Indiana: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1927 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
1986
Main Span Length
92.0 Feet (28 Meters)
Structure Length
298.0 Feet (90.8 Meters)
Roadway Width
59.7 Feet (18.2 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
2000202

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This bridge is one of several historic concrete arch bridges in Elkhart. It has a plaque on it declaring it the Main Street Memorial Bridge in memory of people of Elkhart who died in the "World War" which was what World War I was called before people found out there would be a second one and they needed to start numbering them. This bridge is skewed to a 27 degree angle. Decorative obelisk-type designs are present at the corners of the bridge deck. The bridge had been rehabilitated and has a protective sealant on it.


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