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ASHLAND AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.92262, -87.66842
41°55'21" N, 87°40'06" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:79.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3010079.7
November 2014FairSatisfactoryFairGood3010079.7
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3410090.8
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3410092.4
November 2008GoodVery GoodGoodGood2610092.8
November 2006GoodVery GoodGoodGood2610092.8
October 2004GoodVery GoodGoodGood2700092.7
October 2002GoodVery GoodGoodGood2700092.7
November 2000GoodVery GoodGoodGood1780093.2
July 1998GoodVery GoodGoodGood1780093.2
April 1996GoodVery GoodGoodGood2280092.9
April 1994FairExcellentGoodFair2280082.0
September 1992Fair--Fair2280021.9
May 1991PoorFairCriticalFair2280027.7