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North Halsted Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261736

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955
Railroads
- Chicago Surface Lines (CSL)
- Streetcar
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 153.8 ft.
Total length: 267.0 ft.
Deck width: 45.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89806, -87.64750   (decimal degrees)
41°53'53" N, 87°38'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446289/4638660 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6023 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15156 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
15,600

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 31, 2014: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added photo
  • October 8, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 30, 2012: New Street View added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

North Halsted Street Bridge
Posted May 31, 2014, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

The Deschner photos are great.