September 13, 2023 - Mayor Tom Henry, federal, state, and local elected officials, along with representatives from the City of Fort Wayne’s Public Works Division and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), military officials, and veterans representing all branches of the military will host a dedication cermony for the new Fort Wayne Veterans Memorial Bridge.

The celebration to honor our veterans is open to the community, and will include a ribbon cutting, flag ceremony, three-volley salute, and presentation of the sculpture created by local sculptor Cary Shafer. The event will take place Sunday, September 17, 7:30 p.m. at the site of the new Fort Wayne Veterans Memorial Bridge, located at Lafayette Street (Spy Run Avenue) and Superior Street

The bridge will be closed to traffic, from East Main Street to the Old Fort from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Parking will be available at the Wayne Township Trustee Office; Citizens Square parking lot located at Clinton Street and East Berry Street; and the parking lot located at Clinton and Wayne Street. There will be transportation from the Berry Street and Wayne Street parking lots for those individuals who are unable or prefer not to walk to the bridge. There are multiple parking lots located within walking distance of the bridge, and on-street parking is also available at no charge.

The event will also be streamed at for those who cannot attend.