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


+41.87445, -87.64501
41°52'28" N, 87°38'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-290 EB TO I90,94 over I- 90,94
Structure number:016245300000000
Old structure number:000016245322278 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 M E RACINE AVE
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:429.2 ft. [130.8 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:15.4 ft. [4.7 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:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,100 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:75.6 tons [68.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.2 tons [41.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:38.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,294,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201638.0PoorPoorFairPoorSD24100
July 201538.4PoorPoorFairPoorSD23100
July 201438.6PoorPoorFairPoorSD22600
July 201260.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO22600
June 201172.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO22600
June 200972.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO22600
June 200772.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO22600
June 200572.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO22600
October 200372.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22600
December 199973.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO19600
April 199873.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO19600
November 199773.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO19600
January 199673.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO19600
May 199471.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO15300
October 199371.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO15300
August 199271.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO15300
March 199173.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO15300

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,8541,4131,44100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,2107,91004,3000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2319220
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.224224000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5858000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.28221240300
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.107426500
Compression Jointlinear ft.104010400
Elastomeric Bearingeach3503500
Movable Bearingeach50500
Fixed Bearingeach3103100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.842084200
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.229022900