+41.87612, -87.66665
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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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 2018

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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2210074.0
January 2016FairFairGoodGood2210074.0
February 2014FairFairGoodGood2210074.0
March 2012FairFairGoodGood2720074.0
March 2010FairFairGoodGood3200074.0
April 2008FairFairGoodGood3200074.0
April 2006FairFairGoodGood3200076.0
July 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2700077.0
September 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2700077.0
October 2000GoodGoodGoodGood3080077.0
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood3080077.0
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood3080077.0
July 1997GoodGoodGoodGood2080079.0
October 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2080077.0
April 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2080077.0
February 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2080077.0
April 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2080077.0
October 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2080077.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2522,93931300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,64323,5462,7833140
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2929000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3153041100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.197189620
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.51247022200
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.193001930
Elastomeric Bearingeach3003000
Movable Bearingeach3030000
Fixed Bearingeach1515000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5420532100