I-290 WB TO I90,94 over I- 90,94


+41.87574, -87.64556
41°52'33" N, 87°38'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-290 WB TO I90,94 over I- 90,94
Structure number:016245000000000
Old structure number:000016245021813 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.9 M W STATE
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:1324.9 ft. [403.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:24
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: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,500 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:42.0 tons [38.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.3 tons [23.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$5,390,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201668.8FairFairFairFairFO5500
September 201469.0FairFairFairFairFO4350
April 201430.2PoorFairCriticalFairSD3950
April 201268.8FairFairFairFairFO12600
November 201167.2PoorFairFairPoorSD10600
March 201059.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO89500
March 200865.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO10600
March 200665.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO10600
March 200465.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO10600
June 200265.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO12509
June 200065.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO12500
June 199948.6PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD12500
June 199848.6PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD12500
June 199676.2FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO12500
May 199473.9FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO10300
October 199373.9FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO10300
August 199273.9GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO10300
March 199174.1GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO28100

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.96008600100
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,9496,8681,0402813
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.105103020
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.37,30035,6331,5170150
Reinforced Concrete Columneach6764030
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.648647100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5857010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.706554012824
Pourable Jointlinear ft.46003732958
Compression Jointlinear ft.29701941687
Elastomeric Bearingeach9500923
Fixed Bearingeach97065320
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,65902,65900
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.1,2821,25514130