55th Street Bridge Posted By: greggwright September 12, 2017 Welcome to your 55th Street Bridge How many years passed from the time the bids were open until the bridge was opened? 2 3 4 5When did planning start on the bridge? 1960 1970 1980 1990Did Essex Park lose space because of the bridge alignment? Yes No Both A and BThe 55th street bridge is 485 feet long. How wide is the bridge? 58 feet 97 feet 112 feet 123 feetHow many square yards of concrete were used in the project? 97 117 137 143How many miles of pedestrian trail facilities were completed as part of this project? 2 3 4 5Each beam used on the bridge had an 82 inch depth, were 160 feet long, and weighed 94 ton. What distance would be covered if you lay the beams end-to-end? .75 mile 1 mile 1.2 mile 1.3 mileHow many ton of reinforcing steel are in the bridge? 750 1,000 1,250 1,500Which of the following are true about the bridge? Yaggy Colby Associates provided preliminary engineering services Hoffman Construction was awarded the $33,000,000 contract A canoe launching site with a parking area was built close to the bridge A, B, C are trueTime is Up!