The materials below have been made available to help entrants better understand the physical context and to assist with the preparation of submission. Materials include various image galleries, video tours, maps and a 3d model of the majority of the Detroit-Superior Bridge.


Conceptual Section Information Photographs

Bridge Lower Level Views – Click to View

Exterior Views – Click to View (NEW)

Bridge Upper Level Views – Click to View

Upper Level – West Intersection – Click to View (NEW)

Upper Level – East Intersection – Click to View (NEW)

Historic Images Gallery – Click to View

Videos (NEW)

Per request from potential entrants to the 2012 Cleveland Design Competition, a complete – though fairly amateur – video blog of the entire bridge has been created to help entrants better understand the entire bridge. To take a video tour of the bridge, please check out our Video Gallery.

Click Here to View Video Gallery

File Downloads – 3d Model & CAD Plans

3d Model – Bridge – 2012 Cleveland Design Competition Model.skp (23.2MB)

Lower Level CAD Plan – 2012-ClevelandDesignCompetition-Lower Level.dwg (3.59MB)

Background CAD Site Plan – 2012 Cleveland Design Competition – Site.dwg (2.6MB)

Bridge Lower Level Plan – BridgeLowerLevel-BasePlan.jpg (2.35MB)

Bridge Lower Level Plan with Notes – BridgeLowerLevel-BasePlan-withNotes.jpg (3.93MB)

Aerial – 2012-Site Aerial.jpg (3.31MB)

Traffic Counts (Vehicular, Bicycle, Pedestrian) – DetroitSuperior-Car-Pedestrian-BicycleCounts-Summary.pdf (240kb)

Parking Inventory – DetroitSuperior-ParkingInventory.pdf (799kb)

Context Maps

Context Map


The Cleveland Bridge Project

Library of Congress – Memory Project

Encyclopedia of Cleveland History