FAP-29 (95TH ST) over Calumet River


+41.72288, -87.54369
41°43'22" N, 87°32'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAP-29 (95TH ST) over Calumet River
Structure number:016603800000000
Old structure number:000016603823014 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3258 E.95TH STREET
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:238.5 ft. [72.7 m]
Total length:342.9 ft. [104.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:1995
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: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:10,700 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:46.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,853,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1070046.8
October 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1025031.3
October 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1145030.8
October 2011PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1180032.1
October 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory1210032.1
November 2007PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory1210032.1
November 2005PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory1400047.6
October 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2770046.2
October 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2770063.0
September 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4130062.0
July 1997FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1270064.1
July 1995FairGoodFairGood2450060.2
June 1993FairGoodFairSatisfactory3300059.2
December 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3150073.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.627439125630
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,09194780724097
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,8335,7161,8282,850439
Steel Trusslinear ft.95447328614748
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,55781738927378
Steel Gusset Plateeach1841561990
Steel Columneach3524920
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.166159340
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.17410933257
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.5224962600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.34029327200
Open Grid Decksq. ft.12,40054011,86000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.1,48801,48404
Compression Jointlinear ft.1880584126
Open Jointlinear ft.261026100
Elastomeric Bearingeach4003334
Fixed Bearingeach168800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6786086802