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WABASH AVE over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88746, -87.62655
41°53'15" N, 87°37'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WABASH AVE over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016605200000000
Old structure number:000016605226647 (from 1992 edition)
Location:44 E & 326 N
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:269.0 ft. [82.0 m]
Total length:345.2 ft. [105.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1930
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: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:59.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,640,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017PoorGoodFairPoor460059.0
September 2015PoorVery GoodFairPoor460062.0
October 2013PoorVery GoodSatisfactoryPoor460062.0
October 2011PoorVery GoodSatisfactoryPoor580062.0
October 2009FairVery GoodGoodFair580078.0
October 2007FairVery GoodGoodFair580078.0
November 2005FairVery GoodGoodFair540078.0
October 2003FairExcellentGoodFair540078.0
November 2000PoorPoorFairFair550975.0
August 1998PoorPoorFairFair550975.0
May 1996FairFairFairFair-77.0
May 1994FairFairFairFair-77.0
August 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair-78.0
September 1990FairGoodFairSatisfactory-78.0