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WASHINGTON ST over S BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88317, -87.63854
41°52'59" N, 87°38'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:WASHINGTON ST over S BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016605300000000
Old structure number:000016605326841 (from 1992 edition)
Location:384 W WASHINGTON
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:197.2 ft. [60.1 m]
Total length:305.5 ft. [93.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.4 ft. [17.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1913
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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,510 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:35% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 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: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:48.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,250,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201548.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD4510
October 201348.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD4510
October 201148.0PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD14400
September 200975.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO14400
October 200775.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO13700
November 200575.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO3800
October 200375.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO3800
October 200175.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2650
September 199975.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2650
August 199775.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2650
April 199645.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD4950
August 199545.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD4950
August 199348.2PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactorySD4400
April 199134.4PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoorSD8800