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Cermak Road Bridge

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North Side Of Bridge Viewed From West Bank Of Chicago River

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Overview
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1997
Builders
- Isham Randolph
- Sanitary District of Chicago
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Bascule Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 215.8 ft.
Total length: 336.8 ft.
Deck width: 36.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 1, 2012
Also called
22nd Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85278, -87.64000   (decimal degrees)
41°51'10" N, 87°38'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446874/4633628 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6007 (Illinois bridge number)
NRHP 12000243 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15108 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 56.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
10,900

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 23, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 20, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 30, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 29, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

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Sources 

  • HAER IL-50 - Chicago River Bridge, Cermak Road, Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com