IL 72 WB (HIGGINS over I- 90 EB TO IL 43


+41.98180, -87.81207
41°58'54" N, 87°48'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IL 72 WB (HIGGINS over I- 90 EB TO IL 43
Structure number:016251900000000
Old structure number:000016251916675 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AT JFK XWAY
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:127.0 ft. [38.7 m]
Total length:511.8 ft. [156.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
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:6
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,350 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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: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]
Sufficiency rating:75.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,309,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1535075.0
September 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood867575.9
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1040075.7
November 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2560057.0
November 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory870078.5
March 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory870078.5
December 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2170077.7
June 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2170077.7
May 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1990077.8
March 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory810078.5
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory810078.5
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2340077.5
September 1998GoodGoodGoodGood2340077.5
February 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1620078.0
May 1995GoodGoodGoodGood1620075.4
July 1993GoodGoodGoodGood1620075.4
January 1993GoodGoodGoodGood1500975.5
December 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good1500977.5