Anthony Wayne Bridge
|Anthony Wayne Bridge|
Anthony Wayne Bridge crossing the Maumee River
|Carries||SR 2 / SR 51 / SR 65|
|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|
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. The bridge has some features that give it a unique aesthetic quality, including a sky blue color and various lattice patterns.
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 2013.
The Ohio Department of Transportation announced 02/24/2014 that the Anthony Wayne Bridge will closing 03/17/2014 for almost two years of rehabilitation construction.
- Deck width: 60 feet (18 m)
- Roadway width: 54 feet (16 m)
- Structure length: 3,215 feet (980 m)
- Center span: 785 feet (239 m)
- Total suspended length: 1,252 feet (382 m)
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- "Google Maps". Maps.google.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02.
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