National Steel Bridge Alliance

41st Street Pedestrian Bridge

Merit Award -- Special Purpose


Project Team

  • Steel fabricator: Hillsdale Fabricators, St. Louis *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Steel pipe bender and additional fabricator: BendTec Inc., Duluth, Minn. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Handrail fabricator: Metal Pros, LLC, Wichita, Kan. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Bridge detailer: Esskay Structures, Inc., Vienna, Va. *AISC MEMBER*

  • Steel erector: S&J Construction Co., Inc., Oak Forest, Ill. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Designer/engineer of record: AECOM, Chicago

  • General contractor: F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates LLC, Chicago

  • Construction manager: TranSystems, Chicago

  • Owner: Chicago Department of Transportation, Chicago

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2020
  • Year Completed: 2018
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Award Class: Special Purpose

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Arch
  • Coating System: Paint
  • Span Length (ft): 750
  • Structure Length (ft): 1500
  • Average Deck Width (ft): 24
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): 453 tons
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 676