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HALSTED ST over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.89818, -87.64782
41°53'53" N, 87°38'52" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HALSTED ST over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016602300000000
Old structure number:000016602326798 (from 1992 edition)
Location:847 N HALSTED ST P5C
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:184.4 ft. [56.2 m]
Total length:267.1 ft. [81.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1955
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: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,397,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201582.6FairGoodFairFair-12900
September 201382.6FairGoodFairFair-12900
September 201134.2PoorGoodSeriousFairSD15600
November 200947.4PoorGoodPoorGoodSD15600
October 200747.3PoorGoodPoorGoodSD16600
November 200563.4FairGoodFairGoodFO22000
October 200363.4FairGoodFairGoodFO22000
October 200163.6FairGoodFairGoodFO18700
September 199963.6FairGoodFairGoodFO18700
September 199763.6FairGoodFairGoodFO18700
October 199574.3FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGoodFO18100
April 199461.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO18100
September 199261.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO17900
February 199173.2FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO17900