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Walden Lane Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224638

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Description 

One of 3 bridges remaining from "Walden", the former country estate of Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr.

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Walden ravine on Walden Lane in Lake Forest
Location
Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1995
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.9 ft.
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.23306, -87.82142   (decimal degrees)
42°13'59" N, 87°49'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/432220/4675979 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland Park
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
100
Inventory numbers
IL 049-6859 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15432 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2012)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,439)
Built 1914 (758)
Built during 1910s (9,164)
Deck arch (10,683)
Functionally obsolete (7,504)
Illinois (4,437)
Lake County, Illinois (55)
Lake Forest, Illinois (15)
NR-eligible (3,998)
Open (38,327)
Owned by city (4,844)
Skewed (4,801)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,105)
Steel arch (351)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,926)

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