▶ Slice of Life: Do You Even Lift?

The 2014 bridge lift season begins tomorrow.  The photo below was sent in by a Gold Coast Spy showing CDOT inspectors inspecting the Columbus Drive Bridge over the Chicago River.  Also check out the video above by Ryan Jacobs, with time-lapses of several of Chicago’s moving bridges in action.

Columbus Drive Bridge being inspected

For drivers who want to avoid, or photographers who want to shoot the bridges in action, here’s the schedule through June, 2014:

  • Saturday, April 19th at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 23rd at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 26th at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 30th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 3rd at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 7th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 10th at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 14th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 17th at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 21st at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 28th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 31st at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 4th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 7th at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 11th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 14th at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 18th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 21st at 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 25th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 28th at 8 a.m.

 

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