Clark Street Bridge

Coordinates: 41°53′15″N 87°37′52″W / 41.8875°N 87.6310°W / 41.8875; -87.6310
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Clark Street Bridge
Clark Street Bridge in 1987.
Coordinates41°53′15″N 87°37′52″W / 41.8875°N 87.6310°W / 41.8875; -87.6310
CarriesVehicles, pedestrians on Clark Street
CrossesChicago River
Total length346 feet (105 m)[1]
Width215 feet (66 m)[2]
Longest span215 feet (66 m)[2]
Clearance below20 feet (6 m)[1]
Construction end1929

The Clark Street Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, connecting the Near North Side with The Loop.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Clark Street Bridge". Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-05-28.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Chicago River Bascule Bridge, Clarke Street, Spanning Chicago River at Clarke Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL". Historic American Engineering Record. Retrieved 2007-05-28.

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