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Dean Avenue Bridge

Dean Avenue Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: January 18, 2013, April 14, 2013, and March 18, 2016

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Dean Avenue Over Ravine
Location
Highland Park: Lake County, Illinois: United States
Structure Type
Metal Continuous (Straight Chords) Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1928 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
1965
Main Span Length
90.0 Feet (27.4 Meters)
Structure Length
196.0 Feet (59.7 Meters)
Roadway Width
24.3 Feet (7.41 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
49657427131

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This bridge is a riveted deck truss bridge. It avoids the use of built-up beams, somewhat unusual for its age, and as a result is also visually distinguished by its lack of v-lacing or lattice compared to typical bridges of this age. Another unusual detail is that this bridge's truss span is rigidly connected to steel stringer approach spans, making the bridge unusual since it is continuous between two different structure types.


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