Clark Street Bridge

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Clark Street Bridge
Chicago River Clark Street Bascule Bridge.jpg
Clark Street Bridge in 1987.
CarriesVehicles, pedestrians on Clark Street
CrossesChicago River
LocaleChicago
Characteristics
Total length346 feet (105 m)[1]
Width215 feet (66 m)[2]
Longest span215 feet (66 m)[2]
Clearance below20 feet (6 m)[1]
History
Construction end1929
Opened1929

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". historicbridges.org. 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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