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S. CALIFORNIA AVE over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.83461, -87.69496
41°50'05" N, 87°41'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S. CALIFORNIA AVE over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL
Structure number:016600500000000
Old structure number:000016600527339 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3300 S & 2800 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:224.1 ft. [68.3 m]
Total length:314.0 ft. [95.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1926
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:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:65.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,568,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair1690065.0
November 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1690049.0
December 2012PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1690049.0
December 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1900076.0
September 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2110076.0
September 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2110076.0
September 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2550076.0
September 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2550076.0
October 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1880076.0
August 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1880076.0
April 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1470076.0
April 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1470076.0
September 1992GoodVery GoodGoodGood920076.0
November 1991GoodExcellentVery GoodGood920076.0