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Clark Street Bridge
Chicago River Clark Street Bascule Bridge.jpg
Clark Street Bridge in 1987.
Carries Vehicles, pedestrians on Clark Street
Crosses Chicago River
Locale Chicago
Characteristics
Total length 346 feet (105 m)
Width 215 feet (66 m)
Longest span 215 feet (66 m)
Clearance below 20 feet (6 m)
History
Construction end 1929
Opened 1929

The Clark Street Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, connecting the Near North Side with The Loop.


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