The Cass Street Bridge carries West bound US 30 over the DesPlaines River in Joliet. It was built by the Independent Bridge Company of Pittsburgh, PA and the Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company of Chicago in 1933. It is a metal rivet-connected Pratt Through Truss,movable double leaf bascule rolling lift bridge.
The largest span is 173.8 feet. Total length is 293.9 feet. Bridge width is 41.9 feet.
There is one main span and 4 approach spans.
The bridge was rehabbed in 1985.
Bridge Inspection as of 5/2012
Deck. Condition. Rating. Fair. 5 out of 9
Superstructure Condition. Rating. Fair. 5 out of 9
Superstructure. Condition. Rating. Fair. 5 out of 9
Appraisal: Functionality Obsolete