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Center Steet Bridge

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Center street bridge

History of King Bridge Company swing bridge

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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
Inventory numbers
ODOT 1869345 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 27433 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 44.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1975)
4,500

Update Log 

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

This bridge really does swing.