Rating:
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Jackson Street Bridge

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Jackson Street Bascule Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2011

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BH Photo #208673

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Des Plaines River on Jackson Street in Joliet
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932 by the Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co.
Builder
- Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 166.0 ft.
Total length: 284.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bridge Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53178, -88.08479   (decimal degrees)
41°31'54" N, 88°05'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409504/4598360 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
8,050
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0239 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • September 26, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 26, 2012: New photo from Steve Conro

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