Anthony Wayne Bridge

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Anthony Wayne Bridge
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Anthony Wayne Bridge crossing the Maumee River
Carries SR 2 / SR 51 / SR 65
Crosses Maumee River
Locale Toledo, Ohio
Design Suspension bridge
Material Steel
Total length 3,215 feet (979.9 m)
Width 60 feet (18.3 m)
Longest span 1,252 feet (381.6 m)
Constructed by McClintic-Marshall Company
Construction end 1931

The Anthony Wayne Bridge, commonly called the High Level Bridge, was constructed by the McClintic-Marshall Company in 1931, and is a downtown Toledo, Ohio landmark named after General Anthony Wayne. It is a suspension bridge that spans the Maumee River.[1][2] The bridge has some features that give it a unique aesthetic quality, including a sky blue color and various lattice patterns.[1]

Ohio State Routes 2, 51, and 65 cross the Maumee River on the Anthony Wayne Bridge; it also connects Clayton Street to Woodville Road.[3]

Anthony Wayne Bridge Deck

Reconstruction[edit]

In April 2012 the city of Toledo and the port authority announced a project that would close the bridge for nearly 2 years. A redevelopment project that would take nearly 3 years to complete is set to start in the spring of 2014.

Dimensions[edit]

  • Deck width: 60 feet (18 m)[1]
  • Roadway width: 54 feet (16 m)[1]
  • Structure length: 3,215 feet (980 m)[1]
  • Center span: 785 feet (239 m)[1]
  • Total suspended length: 1,252 feet (382 m)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Anthony Wayne Bridge Historic Maumee River, Railroad, and Streets OH-2 and OH-5". Historicbridges.org. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Anthony Wayne Bridge (1931) | Structurae". En.structurae.de. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Google Maps". Maps.google.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 

Coordinates: 41°38′27.8″N 83°32′0.5″W / 41.641056°N 83.533472°W / 41.641056; -83.533472