+41.97535, -87.74739
41°58'31" N, 87°44'51" 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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: July 2017

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]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$786,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2760077.0
August 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2760077.0
August 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2760077.0
August 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3350077.0
September 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3190077.0
November 2007GoodExcellentExcellentGood3190077.0
November 2006PoorPoorFairSatisfactory3190060.0
May 2005PoorPoorFairSatisfactory2200060.0
May 2004PoorPoorFairGood2200060.0
January 2003FairFairFairGood2200062.0
August 2001FairFairSatisfactoryGood3480073.0
January 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3480074.0
December 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3480074.0
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2810074.0
February 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2810074.0
May 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2810074.0
July 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2810050.8
January 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good2810050.8