+41.83831, -87.68507
41°50'18" N, 87°41'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:108.9 ft. [33.2 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 above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 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 2015

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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201564.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD14700
October 201364.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD14700
October 201183.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-48800
December 200978.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-48800
October 200778.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-43100
November 200578.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24200
October 200378.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24200
October 200178.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24200
September 199978.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24200
September 199778.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24200
September 199545.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousFairSD30000
April 199445.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousFairSD30000
August 199349.0PoorFairSeriousFairSD30000
March 199189.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-30000