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FRANKLIN-ORLEANS S over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88763, -87.63607
41°53'15" N, 87°38'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FRANKLIN-ORLEANS S over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016602000000000
Old structure number:000016602027330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:302 N. FRANKLIN ST.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:252.0 ft. [76.8 m]
Total length:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1920
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,800 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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: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:54.1 tons [49.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:49.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,605,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201649.0PoorGoodPoorPoorSD15800
October 201449.0PoorGoodPoorPoorSD15800
December 201265.0FairGoodFairFairFO15800
December 201076.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15800
October 200876.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17000
October 200676.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17000
September 200476.0GoodGoodGoodGood-19609
December 200273.8GoodGoodGoodGood-19609
August 199946.8PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD19600
August 199746.8PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD19600
August 199546.8PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD19600
August 199346.8PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD19600
September 199062.8FairGoodFairFairFO19600