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Center Steet Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #137548

Map 

Videos 

Center street bridge

History of King Bridge Company swing bridge

Douglas Butler

Play video on YouTube

Center Street Bridge Opens for a Sail Boat

Full open and close sequence. (HD)

Geoffrey Moreland

Play video

Facts 

Overview
Swing through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Center Street in Cleveland
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1989
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Swing Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 145.0 ft.
Total length: 345.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49426, -81.70312   (decimal degrees)
41°29'39" N, 81°42'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/441310/4593865 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,176
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1869345 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27433 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2018: New Street View added by Leslie R trick
  • May 9, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 6, 2018: New video from Geoffrey Moreland
  • October 28, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 9, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • June 18, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 18, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 4, 2016: New video from Douglas Butler
  • December 29, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 11, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • September 8, 2009: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • April 19, 2009: Posted HAER photos

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Comments 

Center Steet Bridge
Posted May 19, 2008, by Jay Nicks (jnicks11 [at] juno [dot] com)

This bridge really does swing.