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Huntington Street Bridge
Wabash County Bridge 506
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: May 25, 2019
Wabash: Wabash County, Indiana: United States
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
100.0 Feet (30.5 Meters)
695.0 Feet (211.8 Meters)
26 Feet (7.92 Meters)
6 Main Span(s)
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This concrete arch bridge was designed by a noteworthy regional engineer, A. W. Grosvenor. Grosvenor was known for using rare Melan type reinforcing in his bridges long after this protoypical reinforcing method had been rendered obsolete by the widespread adoption of traditional reinforcing rods (rebar). It is possible that this bridge has Melan reinforcing, but it is not known for sure.
This bridge has lost its original railings.
Information and Findings From Indiana Historic Bridge Inventory
695 ft long; 109 ft spans; widened in 1982 with
slightly extended slab deck and removed rails with open-arch panels
1995 Wabash County Bridge No. 506 over the Wabash River
Commissioners: Brian Haupert, Darle Dawes, Dean Eppley Auditor: Jean
Gilbert Engineer: Butler, Fairman & Saufert, Inc. Contractor:
Bridge Considered Historic By Survey: Yes
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