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Dearborn Street Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray in August 2007

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Dearborn Street in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1963
Design
Bascule Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 234.8 ft.
Total length: 340.8 ft.
Deck width: 56.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88784, -87.62942   (decimal degrees)
41°53'16" N, 87°37'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447781/4637515 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6014 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15118 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 65.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
13,100

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 26, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 30, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 30, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • July 26, 2010: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge design
  • January 21, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Corrected GPS Coordinates
  • February 4, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Dearborn Street Bridge
Posted September 8, 2007, by Tom Staley (thomass [at] nc [dot] rr [dot] com)

Photo Taken Sept 7, 2007. I believe that the approximate latitude, longitude is +41.887450 -87.629520