+41.87117, -87.77417
41°52'16" N, 87°46'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AUSTIN BLVD over I-290, CTA, CSX RR
Structure number:016206300000000
Old structure number:000016206326324 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M W IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:320.9 ft. [97.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.4 ft. [24.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Year reconstructed:1990
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: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,200 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:57.4 tons [52.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.7 tons [34.3 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:$5,967,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201564.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO17200
May 201375.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO17200
June 201177.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO20200
November 201077.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO20200
November 200877.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21700
May 200677.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21700
July 200477.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21209
September 200177.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21209
November 199977.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO21200
March 199877.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-21200
August 199777.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-21200
October 199577.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-21200
April 199477.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-21200
January 199377.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-21200
April 199277.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-21200
September 199177.0GoodExcellentGoodVery Good-21200