I- 55 EB TO US 41 over US 41 LAKE SHORE DR

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+41.85391, -87.61425
41°51'14" N, 87°36'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I- 55 EB TO US 41 over US 41 LAKE SHORE DR
Structure number:016107500000000
Old structure number:000016107526250 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.6 M E I-94
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Total length:1198.2 ft. [365.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:13
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,250 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,757,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201473.2PoorPoorFairFairSD38250
May 201262.0PoorPoorFairFairSD245200
June 201069.4PoorPoorFairFairSD59500
June 200869.6PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD58200
May 200669.3PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD59850
July 200571.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO59200
July 200372.1FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO57150
August 200172.1FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO57100
September 199972.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO57650
September 199789.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO34800
February 199688.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO34800
January 199576.7FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO34800
August 199387.5FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO34800
August 199173.6FairFairGoodFairFO34800