+41.87604, -87.66655
41°52'34" N, 87°39'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ASHLAND AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA
Structure number:016078300000000
Old structure number:000016078304395 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1 M W IL 1
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Total length:271.0 ft. [82.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1986
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: January 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:60.6 tons [55.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.7 tons [33.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:74.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,166,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201674.0FairFairGoodGoodFO22100
February 201474.0FairFairGoodGoodFO22100
March 201274.0FairFairGoodGoodFO27200
March 201074.0FairFairGoodGoodFO32000
April 200874.0FairFairGoodGoodFO32000
April 200676.0FairFairGoodGoodFO32000
July 200477.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO27000
September 200277.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO27000
October 200077.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO30800
April 199977.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO30800
March 199877.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO30800
July 199779.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO20800
October 199577.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO20800
April 199477.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO20800
February 199377.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO20800
April 199277.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO20800
October 199177.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO20800

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2522,93931300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,64326,240893140
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2929000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3153041100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.197191600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5124901480
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.193001930
Elastomeric Bearingeach3003000
Movable Bearingeach3003000
Fixed Bearingeach1501500
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5420532100