+41.87616, -87.65698
41°52'34" N, 87°39'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RACINE AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA
Structure number:016211500000000
Old structure number:000016211526346 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 M W HALSTED ST
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Total length:297.9 ft. [90.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
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:4
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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,850 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.5 tons [57.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201765.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD8850
February 201581.0FairGoodFairGoodFO8850
February 201383.0FairGoodFairGoodFO9100
February 201183.0FairGoodFairGoodFO9100
March 200983.0FairGoodFairGoodFO9100
April 200783.0FairGoodFairGoodFO9100
May 200583.0FairGoodFairGoodFO5009
September 200383.0FairGoodFairGoodFO5009
September 200183.0FairGoodFairGoodFO5009
December 199994.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO5009
April 199894.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-5009
July 199794.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-5009
October 199594.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good--
May 199494.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good--
February 199394.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good--
April 199294.0GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good--
October 199194.0GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good--