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CANAL ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.85522, -87.63881
41°51'19" N, 87°38'20" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CANAL ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016600600000000
Old structure number:000016600627338 (from 1992 edition)
Location:500 W & 2021 S
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:254.6 ft. [77.6 m]
Total length:350.1 ft. [106.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1948
Year reconstructed:2010
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [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:17,200 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:$2,162,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1720065.0
October 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1720065.0
December 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1470076.0
August 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1470076.0
October 2008PoorGoodSeriousSatisfactory1610022.0
October 2006PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactory1610049.0
September 2004PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactory2500949.0
September 2002PoorExcellentPoorSatisfactory2500949.0
November 2000PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2500946.0
August 1998PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2500946.0
April 1996PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2500946.0
May 1994FairFairFairFair2500964.0
September 1992FairFairSatisfactoryFair2500964.0
October 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500976.0