+41.97524, -87.74729
41°58'31" N, 87°44'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FOSTER AVE over I- 94 EDENS
Structure number:016024600000000
Old structure number:000016024604009 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AT IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:2007
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:79.1 tons [71.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.4 tons [43.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$786,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201577.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-27600
August 201377.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO27600
August 201177.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-33500
September 200977.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-31900
November 200777.0GoodExcellentExcellentGood-31900
November 200660.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD31900
May 200560.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD22000
May 200460.0PoorPoorFairGoodSD22000
January 200362.0FairFairFairGoodFO22000
August 200173.0FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO34800
January 200074.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO34800
December 199874.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO34800
January 199874.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO28100
February 199774.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO28100
May 199574.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodFO28100
July 199350.8FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodFO28100
January 199250.8GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO28100