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WESTERN AV/31ST over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.83824, -87.68513
41°50'18" N, 87°41'06" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WESTERN AV/31ST over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL
Structure number:016605600000000
Old structure number:000016605623164 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3100 S WESTERN AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:172.3 ft. [52.5 m]
Total length:295.0 ft. [89.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:107.3 ft. [32.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:145.3 ft. [44.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1942
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:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,700 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:69.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1470069.0
October 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1470064.0
October 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1470064.0
October 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair4880083.0
December 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair4880078.0
October 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair4310078.0
November 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair2420078.0
October 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair2420078.0
October 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair2420078.0
September 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair2420078.0
September 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair2420078.0
September 1995PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair3000045.0
April 1994PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair3000045.0
August 1993PoorFairSeriousFair3000049.0
March 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory3000089.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.120004080
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7701,68053352
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,0339815200
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.37,83330,2665,6751,8920
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.97992929201
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.207207000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.297149305959
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.50402522520
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.576000576
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach80080
Movable Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5905600030
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4920443490