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Historic Bridges: Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois

Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.


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Total Bridges Found: 36

3rd Street Bridge
Lefty O'Doul Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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3rd Street Over China Basin in San Francisco: San Francisco County, California, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Length: 295 ft. Main Span: 143 ft. Roadway: 71.5 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1933 By: Barrett and Hilp of San Francisco, California and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
4th Street Bridge
Peter R. Maloney Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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4th Street Over China Basin in San Francisco: San Francisco County, California, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Length: 205 ft. Main Span: 94 ft. Roadway: 40 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1917 By: Thomson Bridge Company of San Francisco, California and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Memorial Avenue Over Potomac River in Washington: District of Columbia, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Deck Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Concrete (Stone Faced) Closed Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed
Length: 2057 ft. Main Span: 225 ft. Roadway: 60 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1932 By: Hunkin-Conkey Construction Company of Cleveland, Ohio and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Conrail) Over Ashtabula River in Ashtabula: Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Main Span: 159.4 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1911 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Baltimore and Ohio) Over Calumet River in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Modified Warren (Subdivided) Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Main Span: 235 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1913 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Baltimore and Ohio Chicago Terminal) Over South Branch Chicago River in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 186 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1930 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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California Avenue Over Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Pony Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Length: 314 ft. Main Span: 224 ft. Roadway: 38 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1926 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Cedar Street (McArthur Highway, IL-29 and IL-116) Over Illinois River in Peoria and East Peoria: Peoria County, Illinois and Tazewell County, Illinois, United States
Metal Cantilever 14 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Length: 3750 ft. Main Span: 296 ft. Roadway: 49.2 ft. Main Spans: 3
Built 1930 By: Kelly-Atkinson Construction Company of Chicago, Illinois and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (BNSF) Over Chambers Bay (Steilacoom Creek) in Steilacoom: Pierce County, Washington, United States
Metal 4 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Full-Slope Pony Truss, Movable: Vertical Lift (Direct Lift)
Length: 240 ft. Main Span: 96 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1914 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
Cherry Street Bridge
Ship Channel Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Cherry Street Over Ship Channel in Toronto: Toronto City, Ontario, Canada
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed
Main Spans: 1
Built 1930 By: Dominion Bridge Company of Montréal, Québec and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Cicero Avenue (IL-50) Over Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Pony Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Length: 304 ft. Main Span: 240.2 ft. Roadway: 76 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1927 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Congress Street Over Fort Point Channel in Boston: Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule
Length: 547 ft. Main Span: 93.8 ft. Roadway: 40 ft. Main Spans: 2
Built 1930 By: Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Conrail, Former Pennsylvania Railroad) Over Darby Creek in Ridley Park and Essington: Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Metal Through Girder, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Length: 283 ft. Main Span: 50 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1917 By: Bethlehem Steel Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Metra Union Pacific North) Over North Branch Chicago River in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 186 ft. Main Span: 145 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1916 By: Kelly-Atkinson Construction Company of Chicago, Illinois and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Ferry Street (Robert Rich Way) Over Black Rock Canal in Buffalo: Erie County, New York, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 224.7 ft. Main Span: 164.7 ft. Roadway: 30 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1913 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Freeport Bridge Road Over Sacramento River in Sacramento: Sacramento County, California and Yolo County, California, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed
Length: 652.6 ft. Main Span: 226 ft. Roadway: 21 ft. Main Spans: 3
Built 1929 By: C. J. Nystedt and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Abandoned Baltimore and Ohio Chicago Terminal) Over Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (East Chicago Canal) in East Chicago: Lake County, Indiana, United States
Metal Through Girder, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion)
Main Span: 90 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1914 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
International Railroad Bridge
Sault Ste. Marie International Railway Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Wisconsin Central) Over St. Marys River and Associated Canal System in Sault Ste. Marie: Chippewa County, Michigan and Algoma District, Ontario, Canada and United States
Metal 8 Panel Pin-Connected Camelback Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 12 Panel Rivet-Connected Pennsylvania Through Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 5580 ft. Main Span: 369 ft. Roadway: 21 ft. Main Spans: 9
Built 1887 By: Dominion Bridge Company of Montréal, Québec and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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CA-160 Over Sacramento River in Rural: Sacramento County, California, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Concrete Rainbow Through Arch, Fixed
Length: 624 ft. Main Span: 226 ft. Roadway: 17.7 ft. Main Spans: 3
Built 1923 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Jackson Boulevard (Historic US-66) Over South Branch Chicago River in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Deck Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Length: 273 ft. Main Span: 202 ft. Roadway: 37 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1915 By: Strobel Steel Construction Company of Chicago, Illinois and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
Jacksonville Railroad Bridge
FEC Railroad Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Florida East Coast) Over St. Johns River in Jacksonville: Duval County, Florida, United States
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed
Length: 2456 ft. Main Span: 220 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1925 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Johnson Street (Pandora Avenue) Over Inner Harbour in Victoria: Capital District, British Columbia, Canada
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Length: 376 ft. Main Span: 148 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1924 By: Canadian Bridge Company of Walkerville, Ontario and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Kinzie Street Railroad Bridge
Chicago and Northwestern Railway Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Abandoned Union Pacific) Over North Branch Chicago River in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Girder, Fixed
Length: 195.8 ft. Main Span: 170 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1907 By: Toledo-Massillon Bridge Company of Toledo, Ohio and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Ontario Street (CR-2) Over Cataraqui River (Kingston Bay) in Kingston: Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 212 ft. Main Span: 170 ft. Roadway: 24 ft. Main Spans: 2
Built 1917 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
Lewis and Clark Bridge
Longview Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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WA-433 Over Columbia River, Dike Road, and West Port Way in Longview and Rainier: Cowlitz County, Washington and Columbia County, Oregon, United States
Metal Cantilever 29 Panel Rivet-Connected Modified Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Length: 5478 ft. Main Span: 1200 ft. Roadway: 34 ft. Main Spans: 3
Built 1929 By: Bethlehem Steel Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Park Path Over Deer Creek Gorge in Rural: La Salle County, Illinois, United States
Concrete Closed Spandrel (Ribbed) Deck Arch, Fixed
Length: 95 ft. Main Span: 72 ft. Roadway: 4.5 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1905 By: Roemheld and Gallery, and German-American Concrete Co. and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Military Street (BL 69/94) Over Black River in Port Huron: St. Clair County, Michigan, United States
Metal Deck Girder, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Strauss Trunnion)
Length: 140 ft. Main Span: 82.5 ft. Roadway: 40 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1914 By: Detroit Bridge and Steel Works of River Rouge, Michigan and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
NX Bridge
Annie Bridge, Bridge 8.04
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Conrail) Over Passaic River in Newark and Harrison: Essex County, New Jersey and Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Length: 440 ft. Main Span: 180 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1922 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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CA-160 Over Sacramento River in Rural: Sacramento County, California, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed
Length: 588 ft. Main Span: 226 ft. Roadway: 17.4 ft. Main Spans: 3
Built 1923 By: Moore Dry Dock Company of Oakland, California and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Norfolk Southern and Amtrak) Over Portage River in Port Clinton: Ottawa County, Ohio, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Baltimore Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Main Span: 118 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1915 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Pretoria Avenue Over Rideau Canal in Ottawa: Ottawa City, Ontario, Canada
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Railing-Height Truss, Movable: Vertical Lift (Direct Lift) and Approach Spans: Concrete Spread Box Beam, Fixed
Length: 200 ft. Main Span: 95 ft. Roadway: 44 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1981 By: Unknown and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Railroad (Canadian National) Over Fraser River in Rural: Fraser-Fort George District, British Columbia, Canada
Metal 4 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Vertical Lift (Direct Lift) and Approach Spans: Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Camelback Through Truss, Fixed
Length: 2658.8 ft. Main Span: 100 ft. Roadway: 18.3 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1914 By: Canadian Bridge Company of Walkerville, Ontario and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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Quincy Memorial Bridge
Quincy Soldier's Memorial Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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US-24 (Maine Street) Over Mississippi River in Quincy and West Quincy: Adams County, Illinois and Marion County, Missouri, United States
Metal Continuous 20 Panel Rivet-Connected Modified Polygonal Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Length: 3511.7 ft. Main Span: 627.7 ft. Roadway: 24 ft. Main Spans: 2
Built 1930 By: Kelly-Atkinson Construction Company of Chicago, Illinois and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
River Rouge Conrail Bridge
River Rouge New York Central Railroad Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Norfolk Southern) Over River Rouge in Detroit: Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 185 ft. Main Span: 135 ft. Roadway: 30 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1920 By: Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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St. Charles Air Line Bridge
18th Street Railroad Bridge
HSRNational HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Canadian National) Over South Branch Chicago River in Chicago: Cook County, Illinois, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Movable: Single Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion)
Length: 220 ft. Main Span: 220 ft. Main Spans: 1
Built 1919 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois
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CA-160 Over Steamboat Slough in Rural: Sacramento County, California, United States
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule (Heel Trunnion) and Approach Spans: Metal ,
Length: 343 ft. Main Span: 226 ft. Roadway: 18 ft. Main Spans: 3
Built 1924 By: Nystedt and Isham and Strauss Bascule Bridge Company (Strauss Engineering Company) of Chicago, Illinois

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