Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Bridges

Photographing historic and architecturally interesting highway crossings of the rivers, creeks, and streams within the Cleveland environs.

This is the index page for bridge pictures Marc and Sandor have taken in Cuyahoga County. This table is set up below to list the bridges we felt were of importnace, by way of aesthetics or history, in Cuyahoga County, that we have photographed (That's why there is no listing for Rocky River. We haven't been out there yet).

Cuyahoga River 

Chagrin River

Downtown Cleveland

 Willoughby (Lake Co)

MLK/Liberty Blvd

US 6 (Chardon Rd)

 Old Superior Viaduct

 Chagrin Falls



Old Clark Viaduct

 Cloverleaf District

Hillside Rd

  Oh 82

Links and sources

The Cleveland Landmarks Commission planed to give landmark status to 26 Cuyahoga River bridges (article, 2/14/04).

Cleveland, City of Bridges, Basks in a New Light - Society for Industrial Archeology (based at Michigan Technological University). Summer 1998 newsletter (Volume 27, Number 2).

Bridges from the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History

Civil Engineering (including bridges) from the Cleveland Digital Library - Includes many digitizations of detailed historical works.

Cleveland Public Library Cleveland News Index: Bridges - Covers the Plain Dealer 1983 to mid-1999 as well as a few other publications. Two informative Plain Dealer articles are "Historic bridges on the Cuyahoga River" (March 1, 1997, p. 3E) and "Spine of the city -- Veterans Memorial Bridge, a carrier of history, is slated to reopen in November" (September 11, 1996, p. 1A).

Drew Carey's Cleveland - Learn about locations around Metro Cleveland which are connected to Drew Carey's show.

Page created on December 25, 2002/Last revised May 16, 2005

Questions and comments can be sent to Sandor Gulyas or Marc Fannin

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