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KINZIE ST over N BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88907, -87.63941
41°53'21" N, 87°38'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KINZIE ST over N BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016602800000000
Old structure number:000016602826628 (from 1992 edition)
Location:423 W KINZIE
Purpose:Carries highway and railroad over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:136.2 ft. [41.5 m]
Total length:196.9 ft. [60.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:11.5 ft. [3.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1909
Year reconstructed:1999
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,650 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:54.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$927,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017PoorFairFairPoor665054.0
September 2015PoorFairFairPoor665045.0
September 2013PoorFairFairSerious665033.0
September 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory590062.0
September 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory590073.0
September 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory850073.0
October 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1150073.0
September 2003FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1150073.0
October 2001FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1280973.0
August 1999FairExcellentExcellentSatisfactory1280974.0
August 1997PoorSeriousCriticalFair-25.0
September 1996PoorFairCriticalFair-28.0
August 1995PoorFairCriticalFair-28.0
August 1993PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory-44.0
August 1991PoorGoodPoorFair-57.0