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Wells Street Bridge, Spanning Spy Run Creek at Wells Street, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN

Wells Street Bridge, Spanning Spy Run Creek at Wells Street, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Wells Street Bridge (Allen County Bridge No. 542) over the Spy Run Creek is an 88-foot long, single-span, reinforced concrete arch. The bridge appears to use the Melan system of reinforcing, a system largely abandoned by 1914. The Wells Street Bridge (Allen County Bridge No. 542) is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places based on its engineering significance at the local level.
Survey number: HAER IN-84
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 88001575

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Fort Wayne (Ind.)41.09949, -85.14713
Google Map of 41.0994947, -85.1471332
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