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CHICAGO AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.89646, -87.64447
41°53'47" N, 87°38'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CHICAGO AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016600800000000
Old structure number:000016600826624 (from 1992 edition)
Location:622 W CHGO AVE P5C
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:189.0 ft. [57.6 m]
Total length:295.9 ft. [90.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1914
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: September 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:18,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
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:28.8 tons [26.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:17.5 tons [15.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:4.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,421,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 20154.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD18500
September 20134.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD18500
September 20114.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD22600
September 200911.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD22600
September 200711.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD22300
November 200511.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD24800
October 200342.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD24800
November 200148.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD13409
September 199948.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD13400
August 199748.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD13400
August 199548.5PoorFairPoorPoorSD13400
August 199347.1PoorFairPoorPoorSD17600
April 199148.2PoorGoodPoorFairSD17600