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State Street Bridge



The State Street Bridge is also known as the Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Bridge.

Photo taken by James McCray in August 2007


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Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on State Street in Chicago
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Open to traffic
Built 1949
Bascule deck truss
Length of largest span: 245.0 ft.
Total length: 307.0 ft.
Deck width: 71.8 ft.
Also called
Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88806, -87.62778   (decimal degrees)
41°53'17" N, 87°37'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447917/4637537 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6048 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 39.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 27, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 11, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 30, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • May 17, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Alternate Name: Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Bridge
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge design
  • February 4, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Related Bridges 


  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com


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

Photo taken Sept. 7, 2007