Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Roosevelt Road Bridge

Continued from the above post..
Art on the Roosevelt Road Bridge.. click here..

Constructed: 1929
Rehabilitated: 1994
It is a bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Roosevelt Road..

The garlanded Ram's head, reminds of the similar ornamentation atop the Michigan Avenue bridge-house [right image]..

Above images.. looking north and south from the bridge..
And below image is taken from the Roosevelt CTA station..

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