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


+41.85742, -87.64440
41°51'27" N, 87°38'40" 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:59.1 ft. [18.0 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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:48,100 [as of 2016]
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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory4810048.0
August 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory4830048.0
August 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory4800048.0
August 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4800051.0
August 2009FairSatisfactoryFairGood4800051.0
January 2008FairSatisfactoryFairGood4800051.0
January 2006FairGoodFairGood4800051.0
July 2004FairGoodFairGood4800051.0
July 2002FairGoodFairGood3870951.0
June 2000FairGoodFairGood3870051.0
June 1998FairGoodFairGood3870051.0
December 1996GoodGoodGoodVery Good3870064.6
June 1994FairGoodFairVery Good3260051.8
October 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good3260064.9
February 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3260064.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.32,40031,3891,01100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,21420,7142,50000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach7465900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1401152500
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.5454000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1515000
Movable Bearingeach77000
Fixed Bearingeach88000