The Journal Gazette
Thursday, September 23, 2021 1:00 am

Sept. 6, 1972: Dismantling bridge over Maumee in Fort Wayne

COREY MCMAKEN | The Journal Gazette

In the fall of 1972, work was underway to remove the Anthony Boulevard bridge over the Maumee River next to the river dam.

A corrugated metal floor had been substituted for the wooden bridge floor a few years earlier and the state was slated to now replace the entire 72-year-old bridge, which carried Indiana 37 traffic over the river.

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