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IL 72 (HIGGINS RD over DES PLAINES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.98920, -87.85625
41°59'21" N, 87°51'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IL 72 (HIGGINS RD over DES PLAINES RIVER
Structure number:016066500000000
Old structure number:000016066504301 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 M SE I-294
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:199.5 ft. [60.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Skew angle:34°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:87.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,607,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2016GoodGoodGoodGood2510087.9
September 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2410088.3
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2570080.0
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood2350089.0
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood2350088.0
July 2006GoodGoodGoodGood2580086.9
September 2005GoodGoodGoodGood2580086.9
April 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2010089.6
July 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2300087.1
September 2000FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory2850084.5
January 1999FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory2190087.6
March 1997PoorGoodVery GoodPoor2790056.0
June 1996PoorGoodVery GoodPoor1780059.6
June 1995PoorGoodVery GoodPoor1780059.3
July 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory1620090.7
October 1992FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory1230092.5
April 1991FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory1230093.5