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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
Year reconstructed:1991
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: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,450 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:20% 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: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: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:76.1
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
August 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair945076.1
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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5404588110
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,3441,18116300
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,1613,2248331040
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.89676213400
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,0531,0351800
Steel Gusset Plateeach1361211320
Substructure
Steel Columneach2016400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.123982500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1351082700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2581807800
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.6,3266,2636300
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.1,6921,6078500
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3834400
Open Jointlinear ft.8577800
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1401400
Fixed Bearingeach4604600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.835828502