The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has designated the Main Avenue Bridge in Cleveland as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Fewer than 230 projects in the United States have received this distinction. The Main Avenue Bridge is the second National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in Cleveland. The first is Cleveland Hopkins Airport, designated in 1979.
The Main Avenue Bridge Landmark Dedication will be celebrated on October 6, 2021, at 3:00 pm with a plaque unveiling at the Cleveland Metroparks Water Taxi Dock on the east side of the river. Mr. Michael Kubek, Capital Programs Administrator for the Ohio Department of Transportation District 12, and Mr. Michael Dever, Director of Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will say a few words.
Dr. Dario Gasparini, professor emetitus of structural engineering at Case Western Reserve University, was instrumental in researching the project and facilitating the nomination process and will be present at the event.
Additional information about the Dedication event can be found here: