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FOSTER AVE over N SHORE CHANNEL

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Coordinates:
+41.97578, -87.70486
41°58'33" N, 87°42'17" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FOSTER AVE over N SHORE CHANNEL
Structure number:016025100000000
Old structure number:000016025104013 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.7 M W US 41
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:147.6 ft. [45.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1984
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:75.8
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$911,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2300075.8
August 2015PoorGoodPoorPoor2300047.0
August 2014PoorGoodPoorPoor2300047.0
September 2012PoorGoodFairPoor1990039.0
January 2012PoorGoodPoorPoor1990047.9
June 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1990076.4
September 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1980076.4
December 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1980076.4
May 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2130076.1
May 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2130076.1
February 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2130076.1
August 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2630075.2
February 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2630075.2
October 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2630075.2
January 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2810074.9
February 1995GoodGoodGoodGood2810074.6
July 1993GoodGoodGoodGood2810074.6
November 1992GoodGoodGoodGood2810074.6
May 1991FairGoodFairSatisfactory2810063.5