La Salle Street Bridge (Chicago, Illinois)

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La Salle Street Bridge
LaSalle Street bridge 20100731.jpg
View of the bridge from the Wells Street Bridge
Coordinates41°53′15″N 87°37′57″W / 41.887484°N 87.632474°W / 41.887484; -87.632474Coordinates: 41°53′15″N 87°37′57″W / 41.887484°N 87.632474°W / 41.887484; -87.632474
CarriesAutomobiles
Pedestrians
CrossesChicago River
LocaleChicago, Cook County, Illinois
Official nameLa Salle Street Bridge
Other name(s)Marshall Suloway Bridge
Maintained byChicago Department of Transportation
ID number000016603226800
Characteristics
Total length242 feet (74 m)
Width86 feet (26 m)
Longest span220 feet (67 m)
Clearance above18.7 feet (5.7 m)
History
DesignerDonald Becker
Opened1928
Statistics
Daily traffic12050[1]
Location

The La Salle Street Bridge (or Marshall Suloway Bridge) is a single-deck double-leaf trunnion bascule bridge spanning the main stem of the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois,[2] that connects the Near North Side with the Loop area. It was constructed in 1928.

References[change | change source]

  1. "NBI Structure Number: 000016603226800". Retrieved 2013-01-05.
  2. "Chicago River Bascule Bridge, LaSalle Street". Historic American Engineering Record. Retrieved 2010-08-01.