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ASHLAND AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.92247, -87.66842
41°55'21" N, 87°40'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:ASHLAND AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016600200000000
Old structure number:000016600226634 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2201 N & 1600 W P3C
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Total length:386.5 ft. [117.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201679.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-30100
November 201479.7FairSatisfactoryFairGood-30100
November 201290.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34100
November 201092.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34100
November 200892.8GoodVery GoodGoodGood-26100
November 200692.8GoodVery GoodGoodGood-26100
October 200492.7GoodVery GoodGoodGood-27000
October 200292.7GoodVery GoodGoodGood-27000
November 200093.2GoodVery GoodGoodGood-17800
July 199893.2GoodVery GoodGoodGood-17800
April 199692.9GoodVery GoodGoodGood-22800
April 199482.0FairExcellentGoodFair-22800
September 199221.9Fair--FairSD22800
May 199127.7PoorFairCriticalFairSD22800