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


+41.87467, -87.64449
41°52'29" N, 87°38'40" 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,900 [as of 2018]
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]
Sufficiency rating:37.7
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018PoorPoorFairPoor2490037.7
June 2017PoorPoorFairPoor3100035.4
June 2016PoorPoorFairPoor2410038.0
July 2015PoorPoorFairPoor2310038.4
July 2014PoorPoorFairPoor2260038.6
July 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2260060.7
June 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2260072.6
June 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2260072.6
June 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2260072.6
June 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2260072.6
October 2003GoodGoodGoodGood2260072.6
December 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1960073.2
April 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1960073.2
November 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1960073.2
January 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1960073.2
May 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1530071.9
October 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1530071.9
August 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1530071.9
March 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1530073.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
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.1071865024
Compression Jointlinear ft.104545000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3535000
Movable Bearingeach50500
Fixed Bearingeach3131000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.84230254000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.229022900