+41.87157, -87.77432
41°52'18" N, 87°46'28" 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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: April 2017

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:Fair [5 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair1720064.0
May 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1720064.0
May 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1720075.0
June 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2020077.0
November 2010GoodGoodGoodGood2020077.0
November 2008GoodGoodGoodGood2170077.0
May 2006GoodGoodGoodGood2170077.0
July 2004GoodGoodGoodGood2120977.0
September 2001GoodGoodGoodGood2120977.0
November 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2120077.0
March 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2120077.0
August 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2120077.0
October 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2120077.0
April 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2120077.0
January 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2120077.0
April 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2120077.0
September 1991GoodExcellentGoodVery Good2120077.0