This bridge is one of four rare Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridges in Joliet. For an overview of Joliet's rolling lift bridges, see the Jefferson Street Bridge page.
This bridge's arches (that likely once were for cable-cars/trolleys to use) have a slightly different design to them: the v-lacing is a bit tighter on these. Unlike some of the other bridges in town, the bridge-tender house on this bridge is small and unimpressive, and does not appear to be original.
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