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


+41.98289, -87.81675
41°58'58" N, 87°49'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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: September 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,675 [as of 2015]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:83.7 tons [76.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:50.3 tons [45.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:75.9
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201675.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO8675
October 201475.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10400
November 201257.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25600
November 201078.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO8700
March 200978.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO8700
December 200677.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO21700
June 200577.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO21700
May 200477.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO19900
March 200378.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO8100
October 200178.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO8100
February 200077.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO23400
September 199877.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO23400
February 199778.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO16200
May 199575.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO16200
July 199375.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO16200
January 199375.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO15009
December 199177.5GoodGoodGoodVery Good-15009