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State Street Bridge

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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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Overview
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on State Street in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949
Design
Bascule deck truss
Dimensions
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
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6048 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 67.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
10,000

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 

Sources 

  • 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

Comments 

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

Photo taken Sept. 7, 2007