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Ford Motor Plant Torrence Avenue Pedestrian Bridge

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Ford Pedestrian Bridge

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in October 2017

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #418323

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Description 

Covered bridge protects pedestrians from the elements as they cross Torrence Avenue from a remote parking lot to the Ford Motor Company plant. Bridge was assembled on site with only an 8-hour closure of Torrence Avenue.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Torrence Avenue on pedestrian pathway
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 2011 by Big R Bridge
Builder
- Big R Bridge
Design
Through truss. Galvanized members.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66691, -87.55896   (decimal degrees)
41°40'01" N, 87°33'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/453467/4612946 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80454 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Big R Bridge (1)
Built 2011 (63)
Built during 2010s (343)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Cook County, Illinois (429)
Covered (1,514)
Have street view (24,713)
Illinois (4,424)
Modern (2,051)
Open to pedestrians (3,748)
Owned privately (1,474)
Pratt through truss (4,823)
Pratt truss (8,402)
Through truss (13,725)
Truss (30,722)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2018: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added

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