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106th Street Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View, Looking Sw

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #118256

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on 106th Street in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1998
Design
Bascule Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 249.9 ft.
Total length: 349.0 ft.
Deck width: 38.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70306, -87.54583   (decimal degrees)
41°42'11" N, 87°32'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454585/4616951 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6043 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15090 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 60.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
30,600

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 30, 2010: New Street View added by David Backlin

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Sources 

  • HAER IL-150 - 106th Street Bridge, Spanning Calumet River at East 106th Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler