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Eagle Avenue Bridge

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Eagle Avenue Bridge

Open and abandoned.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261931

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Eagle avenue lift bridge

Abandoned highway lift span locked in position

Douglas Butler

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Facts 

Overview
Vertical lift bridge over Cuyahoga River on Eagle Avenue
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930-31 by the Strobel Steel Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1991; closed 2005
Builder
- Strobel Steel Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Vertical lift Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 215.9 ft.
Total length: 295.9 ft.
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49327, -81.69226   (decimal degrees)
41°29'36" N, 81°41'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/442216/4593748 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1869604 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27447 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2005)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1999)
7,000

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 5, 2016: New video from Douglas Butler
  • January 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 21, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 17, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 10, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 5, 2013: Updated by C Hanchey: Added category "Ohio Department of Transportation Historic Bridge List "
  • August 17, 2013: New Street View added by Don Morrison
  • August 15, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 14, 2013: Updated by Don Morrison: Set map coordinates, added city "Cleveland"

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Don Morrison
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com