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FOSTER AVE over N SHORE CHANNEL

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Coordinates:
+41.97576, -87.70474
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]
Operating rating:61.3 tons [55.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.7 tons [33.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:75.8
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$911,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201675.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO23000
August 201547.0PoorGoodPoorPoorSD23000
August 201447.0PoorGoodPoorPoorSD23000
September 201239.0PoorGoodFairPoorSD19900
January 201247.9PoorGoodPoorPoorSD19900
June 201076.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO19900
September 200876.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO19800
December 200676.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO19800
May 200576.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO21300
May 200476.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO21300
February 200376.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO21300
August 200175.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO26300
February 200075.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO26300
October 199875.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO26300
January 199774.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO28100
February 199574.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO28100
July 199374.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO28100
November 199274.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO28100
May 199163.5FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO28100