+41.96787, -87.75561
41°58'04" N, 87°45'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LAWRENCE AVE over I- 90 JFK & CTA
Structure number:016083600000000
Old structure number:000016083604465 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 M NW IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:131.6 ft. [40.1 m]
Total length:368.5 ft. [112.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:58.7 ft. [17.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.5 ft. [22.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Skew angle:51°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,700 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.8 tons [58.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,709,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201693.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12700
September 201493.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12700
October 201295.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12300
November 201079.0GoodExcellentExcellentVery GoodFO12300
October 200865.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD17900
December 200665.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD17900
June 200565.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD16600
May 200465.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD16600
January 200365.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD16600
August 200176.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD20400
January 200076.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD20400
January 199976.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD20400
February 199876.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD26200
March 199776.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD26200
May 199576.0PoorPoorSatisfactoryGoodSD26200
July 199378.0PoorPoorSatisfactoryGoodSD27400
December 199278.0PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD27400
December 199178.0PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD27400