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Cicero Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken July 2004 by David Backlin

BH Photo #102156

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over the Chicago S&S Canal on S. Cicero Avenue (IL 50) in Chicago
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to four lanes of traffic
History
Built 1927; widened and rehabilitated 1966
Design
Bascule Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.1 ft.
Total length: 304.0 ft.
Deck width: 74.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82006, -87.74295   (decimal degrees)
41°49'12" N, 87°44'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/438297/4630065 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory numbers
IL 016-6009 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
40,800

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Built 1927 (729)
Built during 1920s (8,751)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Have street view (22,042)
Illinois (3,845)
Movable (2,704)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Open (36,528)
Owned by city (4,487)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,805)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,598)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2017: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 29, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 7, 2005: Posted photos by David Backlin

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Comments 

Cicero Avenue Bridge
Posted August 23, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer operates because I don't see any gates.