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Ashland Avenue Bascule Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #240630

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Overview
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.0 ft.
Total length: 311.9 ft.
Deck width: 57.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84528, -87.66528   (decimal degrees)
41°50'43" N, 87°39'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444769/4632811 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6003 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
25,500

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 30, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

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