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18th Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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Overview
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1967
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 182.0 ft.
Total length: 279.7 ft.
Deck width: 49.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85778, -87.63528   (decimal degrees)
41°51'28" N, 87°38'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447270/4634180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6017 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
10,900

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 31, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 6, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 29, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 29, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

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18th Street Bridge
Posted February 2, 2015, by Roger Deschner (rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is currently closed for rehabilitation. City of Chicago web site for project: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdot/provdrs/brid...