I- 90,94 NB ELV LO over WELLS TO 29TH PL


+41.84456, -87.63305
41°50'40" N, 87°37'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I- 90,94 NB ELV LO over WELLS TO 29TH PL
Structure number:016111800000000
Old structure number:000016111826386 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 M S I-55
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:125.7 ft. [38.3 m]
Total length:1032.9 ft. [314.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:1989
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:12
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: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:116,750 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:87.3 tons [79.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:52.4 tons [47.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:35.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$8,891,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201635.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD116750
September 201535.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD111750
September 201351.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO108800
October 201151.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO104050
October 200951.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO97650
September 200835.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoorSD99200
January 200835.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoorSD91500
January 200635.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD119250
June 200435.0PoorGoodPoorFairSD123600
April 200335.0PoorGoodPoorFairSD122500
May 200235.0PoorGoodPoorFairSD119200
February 200135.0PoorGoodPoorFairSD104450
May 199835.0PoorGoodPoorFairSD122450
June 199651.0FairGoodGoodFairFO121450
May 199451.0FairGoodGoodFairFO99550
October 199351.0FairGoodGoodFairFO126200
July 199251.0FairGoodGoodFairFO239000
February 199151.0FairGoodGoodFairFO239000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.12,39411,41997500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.47,28543,9855002,8000
Steel Columneach4942700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4948010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8985031
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.5815117000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4574320520
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.192192000
Compression Jointlinear ft.234234000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2302300
Movable Bearingeach3803800
Fixed Bearingeach4842600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,0672,067000