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


+41.81688, -87.60150
41°49'01" N, 87°36'05" 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory710078.1
March 2016GoodGoodVery GoodGood710078.1
March 2014GoodGoodVery GoodGood710078.1
March 2012GoodGoodVery GoodGood700078.1
October 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood700076.6
December 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood600076.6
January 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1020976.3
July 2004GoodVery GoodExcellentGood1020976.3
October 2002PoorPoorFairPoor1020945.7
October 2000PoorPoorFairFair1020062.2
December 1999PoorPoorFairFair1020062.2
March 1998PoorPoorFairFair1020062.2
July 1996PoorPoorFairFair1020062.2
June 1994PoorPoorFairFair1020061.6
October 1993PoorPoorFairFair1020061.6
July 1992PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair1020061.6
March 1991PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair1020061.6