+41.97348, -87.76840
41°58'25" N, 87°46'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CENTRAL AVE over I- 90 JFK & CTA
Structure number:016065900000000
Old structure number:000016065904296 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.4 M NW IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Total length:258.2 ft. [78.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.3 ft. [19.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:36°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:2009
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:3
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:67.0 tons [60.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.3 tons [36.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,410,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201676.0FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory-14600
March 201476.0FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory-14600
August 201290.0FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory-16200
August 201069.0FairExcellentFairSatisfactory-16200
May 200964.0PoorSeriousFairFair-20500
September 200862.0PoorSeriousFairFairSD20500
December 200762.0PoorSeriousFairFairSD20500
January 200762.0PoorSeriousFairFairSD20500
January 200662.0PoorSeriousFairFairSD20800
January 200462.0PoorSeriousFairFairSD15900
December 200262.0PoorSeriousFairSatisfactorySD15900
May 200162.0PoorSeriousFairSatisfactorySD17800
April 199963.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD17800
October 199763.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD22900
October 199663.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD22200
November 199463.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD22200
December 199363.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD21500
December 199274.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD20200
December 199174.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD20200