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INDIANA AVE over LITTLE CALUMET RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.65044, -87.61723
41°39'02" N, 87°37'02" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:INDIANA AVE over LITTLE CALUMET RIVER
Structure number:016608100000000
Old structure number:000016608126805 (from 1992 edition)
Location:13500 S. INDIANA AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:264.1 ft. [80.5 m]
Total length:341.6 ft. [104.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1915
Year reconstructed:1977
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:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:8,750 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 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 re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:21.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,226,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory875021.3
October 2015PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory875025.5
October 2013PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory875025.5
October 2011PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory540027.6
November 2009PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory750048.5
November 2007PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory750048.5
December 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory510975.1
October 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory510974.1
October 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory510975.1
September 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory510075.1
July 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory510075.1
August 1995PoorFairFairPoor510046.3
June 1993FairFairSatisfactoryGood510074.0
October 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood510075.0