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TORRENCE AVE over GRAND CAL RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+41.64502, -87.55934
41°38'42" N, 87°33'34" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TORRENCE AVE over GRAND CAL RIVER
Structure number:016093400000000
Old structure number:000016093404567 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M N IL 83
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:305.5 ft. [93.1 m]
Total length:523.3 ft. [159.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:11,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:17.8 tons [16.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.7 tons [9.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:2.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$11,379,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 20152.0PoorCriticalImminent FailurePoorSD11900
August 20142.0PoorCriticalCriticalPoorSD11900
September 20122.0PoorCriticalCriticalPoorSD12700
August 20112.0PoorCriticalCriticalFairSD12700
August 20102.0PoorCriticalCriticalSatisfactorySD12700
September 20092.0PoorCriticalCriticalSatisfactorySD12800
July 200755.6FairGoodFairGoodFO12800
March 200555.2FairGoodFairGoodFO13500
April 200367.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO13500
April 200267.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO13500
April 200061.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO26800
January 199961.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO26800
December 199668.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO11600
December 199467.3FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO11600
July 199356.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO11600
January 199255.4FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO11600

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.4,3552,955600300500
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,8338348011980
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,4447,9393,5002,0005
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,222884275612
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Decksq. ft.9,5827,9611,2004210
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.71662936510
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2621131
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1168219150
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1281101080
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.24454401500
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.6606600
Compression Jointlinear ft.308003080
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach20020
Fixed Bearingeach20200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.611000611
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4360366700