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


+41.84553, -87.63496
41°50'44" N, 87°38'06" 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: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:120,600 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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]
Sufficiency rating:51.0
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair12060051.0
September 2016PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor11675035.0
September 2015PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor11175035.0
September 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair10880051.0
October 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair10405051.0
October 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair9765051.0
September 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor9920035.0
January 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor9150035.0
January 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair11925035.0
June 2004PoorGoodPoorFair12360035.0
April 2003PoorGoodPoorFair12250035.0
May 2002PoorGoodPoorFair11920035.0
February 2001PoorGoodPoorFair10445035.0
May 1998PoorGoodPoorFair12245035.0
June 1996FairGoodGoodFair12145051.0
May 1994FairGoodGoodFair9955051.0
October 1993FairGoodGoodFair12620051.0
July 1992FairGoodGoodFair23900051.0
February 1991FairGoodGoodFair23900051.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.12,39411,3631,03100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.47,28543,7156552,9150
Steel Columneach4941800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4948010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8977651
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.5815097200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.457332100520
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.192192000
Compression Jointlinear ft.234234000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2302300
Movable Bearingeach3803800
Fixed Bearingeach4842600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,0671,95211500