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FULLERTON AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.92507, -87.67474
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:277.9 ft. [84.7 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:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1961
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 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% 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: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: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]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.4
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201648.4PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD27500
November 201448.4PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD27500
November 201247.5PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD31800
November 201067.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO31800
November 200879.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25900
November 200679.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25900
October 200479.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO30400
October 200279.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO30400
November 200079.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO29000
July 199879.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO29000
May 199679.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO21700
May 199478.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO21700
May 199279.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO17700
May 199079.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO17700