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FULLERTON AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+41.92507, -87.67473
41°55'30" N, 87°40'29" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FULLERTON AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016608000000000
Old structure number:000016608026636 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2400 N & 1900 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Total length:282.2 ft. [86.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,300 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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:66.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,936,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor2430066.6
October 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2750048.4
November 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2750048.4
November 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair3180047.5
November 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3180067.7
November 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2590079.4
November 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2590079.4
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3040079.2
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3040079.2
November 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2900079.2
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2900079.2
May 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2170079.7
May 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2170078.9
May 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1770079.3
May 1990GoodGoodGoodGood1770079.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6931,33435270
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.22,19114,9306,9750286
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2424000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.260253610
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.162157320
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.42233726590
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.2620237250
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.8000755
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1414000
Movable Bearingeach70056140
Fixed Bearingeach1414000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,11589102240