Rating:
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Cass Street Bridge

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Cass Street Bascule Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2011

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BH Photo #206267

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Des Plaines River on Westbound US 30 Lincoln Highway in Joliet
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1985
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 173.8 ft.
Total length: 293.9 ft.
Deck width: 41.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Western Ave Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52771, -88.08641   (decimal degrees)
41°31'40" N, 88°05'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409362/4597910 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0101 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 41.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,300

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 22, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • July 30, 2011: New photos from C Hanchey
  • June 22, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added to Lincoln Highway category

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler