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Halsted 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 Halsted Street in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1988
Railroads
- Chicago Surface Lines (CSL)
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Streetcar
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 224.0 ft.
Total length: 315.8 ft.
Deck width: 57.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84944, -87.64651   (decimal degrees)
41°50'58" N, 87°38'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446331/4633262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6024 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
15,700

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Chicago Surface Lines", "Streetcar", "rail-and-road"
  • August 29, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 29, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Adjusted GPS, added Photo's

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