43RD ST over I- 90,94 RYAN & CTA


+41.81632, -87.62987
41°48'59" N, 87°37'48" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:43RD ST over I- 90,94 RYAN & CTA
Structure number:016115500000000
Old structure number:000016115526289 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.1 M S I-55
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Total length:295.9 ft. [90.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.5 ft. [21.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Year reconstructed:2003
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:83.7 tons [76.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:50.3 tons [45.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,831,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201678.1GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO7100
March 201478.1GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO7100
March 201278.1GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO7000
October 201076.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-7000
December 200876.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-6000
January 200676.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO10209
July 200476.3GoodVery GoodExcellentGoodFO10209
October 200245.7PoorPoorFairPoorSD10209
October 200062.2PoorPoorFairFairSD10200
December 199962.2PoorPoorFairFairSD10200
March 199862.2PoorPoorFairFairSD10200
July 199662.2PoorPoorFairFairSD10200
June 199461.6PoorPoorFairFairSD10200
October 199361.6PoorPoorFairFairSD10200
July 199261.6PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD10200
March 199161.6PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD10200