+41.97566, -87.77223
41°58'32" N, 87°46'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FOSTER AVE over I- 90 JFK & CTA
Structure number:016110000000000
Old structure number:000016110026101 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M NW IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:128.0 ft. [39.0 m]
Total length:386.8 ft. [117.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [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]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:60.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$5,325,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017PoorPoorFairSatisfactory1810060.0
September 2015PoorPoorFairSatisfactory1150060.0
December 2013PoorPoorFairSatisfactory1150060.0
December 2011FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1180076.0
January 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1010076.0
January 2008FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1010078.0
February 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1160078.0
January 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1160079.0
October 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1160079.0
December 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1160079.0
September 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2400079.0
January 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2400079.0
February 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory910079.0
May 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory910079.0
July 1993FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory910079.0
December 1992FairVery GoodGoodFair910068.0
December 1991PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair910065.0