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Beech Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224490

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Description 

First house south of bridge along ravine was used in the famous Ferrari through the glass window scene in John Hughes 1980's film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

Facts 

Overview
Beam bridge over Ravine on Beech Street
Location
Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957.
Design
Beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.17400, -87.78508   (decimal degrees)
42°10'26" N, 87°47'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/435158/4669394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland Park
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
200
Inventory numbers
IL 049-6568 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51177 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 3, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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