I- 90,94 SB TO I55 over CHI RIV &CANAL P-AVE


+41.84972, -87.64472
41°50'59" N, 87°38'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I- 90,94 SB TO I55 over CHI RIV &CANAL P-AVE
Structure number:016106600000000
Old structure number:000016106626410 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M SW I-290
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:126.0 ft. [38.4 m]
Total length:2700.3 ft. [823.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:22
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:48,300 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$13,943,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201548.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO48300
August 201348.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO48000
August 201151.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO48000
August 200951.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO48000
January 200851.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO48000
January 200651.0FairGoodFairGoodFO48000
July 200451.0FairGoodFairGoodFO48000
July 200251.0FairGoodFairGoodFO38709
June 200051.0FairGoodFairGoodFO38700
June 199851.0FairGoodFairGoodFO38700
December 199664.6GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO38700
June 199451.8FairGoodFairVery GoodFO32600
October 199364.9FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodFO32600
February 199164.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO32600

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.32,40032,400000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,21420,7142,50000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach7474000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.140140000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.5454000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1515000
Movable Bearingeach77000
Fixed Bearingeach88000