George Street Bridge Will Be Closed For Inspection Thursday

The 132-year-old bridge needs a check-up.

George Street Bridge in Aurora, Indiana. File photo.

(Aurora, Ind.) – The George Street Bridge in Aurora is going to be undergoing an inspection Thursday, May 16.

The Dearborn County Highway Department says the 132-year-old bridge will be closed from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

The George Street Bridge is a Whipple truss bridge built by the Lomas Forge & Bridge Works in 1887. One of the oldest iron bridges in Indiana, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.  

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