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Jefferson Avenue Bascule Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #263827

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Description 

Cleveland had only 2 double leaf highway bridges the one near Middle Seneca is a Scherzer type is also removed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Jefferson Avenue
Location
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1905; removed 1969
Builders
- Cowing Engineering Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- James A. Joyce
Design
This bascule bridge is a Rolling Bearing type designed by John P Cowing of Cleveland Ohio
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48230, -81.67625   (decimal degrees)
41°28'56" N, 81°40'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/443542/4592520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cleveland South
Inventory number
BH 57647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 17, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 1, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 17, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 8, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 16, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 17, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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