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Lake Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #228063

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Des Plaines River on Lake Street in River Forest
Location
River Forest, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 225.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88861, -87.83278   (decimal degrees)
41°53'19" N, 87°49'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/430910/4637744 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
River Forest
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
13,500
Inventory numbers
IL 016-0597 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2012)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2014: Updated by Roger Deschner: Remove US 20, which does not cross this bridge. Correct location to River Forest.
  • March 21, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Lake Street Bridge
Posted May 24, 2013, by Jonathan Marcus (jonmarcus [at] applebey [dot] com)

Bridge is in River Forest (suburb of Chicago). This portion of Lake Street is not part of US 20.