55TH ST EB GARFLD over I- 90,94 RYAN & CTA


+41.79409, -87.63131
41°47'39" N, 87°37'53" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:55TH ST EB GARFLD over I- 90,94 RYAN & CTA
Structure number:016115200000000
Old structure number:000016115204156 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AT 55TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:273.3 ft. [83.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.8 ft. [17.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:1999
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:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,700 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:103.4 tons [94.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:55.2 tons [50.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,711,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201564.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO26700
November 201364.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO26700
November 201178.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO15100
December 200978.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO12650
December 200778.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-12650
January 200678.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-16550
August 200478.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-16550
October 200278.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-16550
December 200078.3GoodVery GoodGoodGood-11500
November 199878.3GoodExcellentGoodGood-11500
July 199675.2PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD11500
July 199574.8PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD11500
June 199461.5PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD11500
November 199344.7PoorPoorFairPoorSD11500
July 199261.5PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD11500
March 199160.4PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD11500