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CANAL ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.85442, -87.63864
41°51'16" N, 87°38'19" 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:22.0 ft. [6.7 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]
Operating rating:59.2 tons [53.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201665.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-17200
October 201465.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-17200
December 201276.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14700
August 201076.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO14700
October 200822.0PoorGoodSeriousSatisfactorySD16100
October 200649.0PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactorySD16100
September 200449.0PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactorySD25009
September 200249.0PoorExcellentPoorSatisfactorySD25009
November 200046.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD25009
August 199846.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD25009
April 199646.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD25009
May 199464.0FairFairFairFairFO25009
September 199264.0FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO25009
October 199076.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25009