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IL 72 (HIGGINS RD over DES PLAINES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.98893, -87.85547
41°59'20" N, 87°51'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

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]
Operating rating:57.8 tons [52.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.5 tons [31.4 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201687.9GoodGoodGoodGood-25100
September 201488.3GoodGoodGoodGood-24100
October 201280.0GoodGoodGoodGood-25700
December 201089.0GoodGoodGoodGood-23500
July 200988.0GoodGoodGoodGood-23500
July 200686.9GoodGoodGoodGood-25800
September 200586.9GoodGoodGoodGood-25800
April 200489.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-20100
July 200287.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-23000
September 200084.5FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-28500
January 199987.6FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-21900
March 199756.0PoorGoodVery GoodPoorSD27900
June 199659.6PoorGoodVery GoodPoorSD17800
June 199559.3PoorGoodVery GoodPoorSD17800
July 199390.7FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-16200
October 199292.5FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-12300
April 199193.5FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-12300