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


+41.79410, -87.63091
41°47'39" N, 87°37'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:55TH ST WB GARFLD over I- 90,94 RYAN & CTA
Structure number:016115300000000
Old structure number:000016115304155 (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:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.3 ft. [20.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 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: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:96.9 tons [88.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:51.7 tons [47.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:61.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,047,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201561.8FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO26700
November 201361.8FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO26700
November 201176.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO15100
December 200976.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO12650
December 200776.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-12650
January 200675.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-16550
August 200475.9FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-16550
October 200275.9GoodVery GoodGoodGood-16550
December 200076.3GoodVery GoodGoodGood-11500
November 199876.3GoodExcellentGoodGood-11500
July 199662.0PoorPoorFairFairSD11500
July 199561.5PoorPoorFairFairSD11500
June 199444.7PoorPoorFairPoorSD11500
November 199344.7PoorPoorFairPoorSD11500
July 199260.4PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD11500
March 199160.4PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD11500