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12th Street Bridge (Unbuilt)

Photos 

Chicago Department of Transportation. Provided by Forgotten Chicago/Patrick McBriarty

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Description 

Never built due to World War 1

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Chicago River on 12th Street (Now Roosevelt Road)
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Never built
Builders
- Alexander von Babo (Design)
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Strauss Direct Lift Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86745, -87.63442   (decimal degrees)
41°52'03" N, 87°38'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447349/4635254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 60978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • May 14, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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