This traffic bridge is located between the Eight Track Bascule Bridge to the east and the Chicago, Madison & Northern Railroad Bridge to the west.
This is a metal rivet connected Pratt Truss, bascule bridge. This was a moveable bridge with a counter weight. However, the bridge is now fixed. The bridge tender house has been completely removed. It is a two lane bridge.
This bridge was built in 1926. Its steel is from the Carnegie Steel Company. The main span length is 224 feet. Structure length is 314 feet. Roadway width is 38 feet. There is one main span and three approach spans.
Bridge evaluation as of 12/2010
Bridge Deck 7 out of 9 Good
Superstructure 6 out of 9 Satisfactory
Substructure 6 out of 9 Satisfactory
Overall appraisal Functionally Obsolete