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W MONROE ST over S BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88061, -87.63816
41°52'50" N, 87°38'17" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:W MONROE ST over S BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016603600000000
Old structure number:000016603626643 (from 1992 edition)
Location:378 W & 100 S
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Total length:271.0 ft. [82.6 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1919
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: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:5,700 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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: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 and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:64.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,359,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair570064.2
October 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair570064.2
December 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryFair565064.2
December 2010GoodVery GoodGoodGood565075.7
October 2008GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good1590075.0
September 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1590075.0
September 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1240975.3
December 2002GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good1240971.1
January 2001GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good1240071.1
August 1998PoorFairPoorPoor1240047.5
May 1996PoorFairPoorPoor1240047.5
May 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair1240059.4
September 1992FairGoodFairFair1240059.4
November 1991PoorFairSeriousSerious1240027.2