+41.87576, -87.68623
41°52'33" N, 87°41'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WESTERN AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA
Structure number:016208300000000
Old structure number:000016208304044 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.7 M W US 34
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Total length:241.2 ft. [73.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:130.9 ft. [39.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,800 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:55.6 tons [50.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201592.0FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO23800
June 201392.0FairFairGoodGoodFO23800
June 201194.0FairFairGoodGoodFO26800
February 201095.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO28900
February 200895.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO28900
March 200695.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO21200
June 200495.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO21200
June 200295.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21200
October 200095.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21200
April 199995.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21200
April 199895.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21200
July 199795.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21100
December 199595.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO25400
April 199495.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO25400
February 199395.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO25400
April 199295.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO24400
October 199195.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO24400

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4461,446000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.31,59029,3421,4108380
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2626000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.266265010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.262259120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.52848810300
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.26219260100
Elastomeric Bearingeach4804800
Movable Bearingeach2402400
Fixed Bearingeach2402400
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4820467150