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WABASH AVE over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88809, -87.62699
41°53'17" N, 87°37'37" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

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:16.1 ft. [4.9 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 2015 

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:Very Good [8 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]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,640,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201562.0PoorVery GoodFairPoorSD4600
October 201362.0PoorVery GoodSatisfactoryPoorSD4600
October 201162.0PoorVery GoodSatisfactoryPoorSD5800
October 200978.0FairVery GoodGoodFair-5800
October 200778.0FairVery GoodGoodFair-5800
November 200578.0FairVery GoodGoodFair-5400
October 200378.0FairExcellentGoodFair-5400
November 200075.0PoorPoorFairFairSD5509
August 199875.0PoorPoorFairFairSD5509
May 199677.0FairFairFairFair--
May 199477.0FairFairFairFair--
August 199278.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair--
September 199078.0FairGoodFairSatisfactory--