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East 21st Street Bridge

The timeline of structures at this location reflects our best information to date and is NOT guaranteed to be complete.

Structure #1

East 21st Street Bridge Bridge Type:High Level Truss
Years Existed:1938 - Present
Background Information: Shows the newly constructed 21st Street Bridge in Lorain, Ohio. This bridge spans across the Black River. The 21st Street High Level was renamed the Lofton Henderson Memorial Bridge on October 21, 1991, after Major Lofton Henderson, of Lorain, who gave his life during a World War II Naval Battle, crashing his airplane into a Japanese warship. This is one of the 'twin bridges' in Lorain, Ohio; the other twin is the Erie Avenue Bascule Bridge. (from Photo Description)