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INDIANA AVE over LITTLE CALUMET RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.65057, -87.61718
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:339.6 ft. [103.5 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: October 2015

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]
Operating rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:25.5
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201525.5PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD8750
October 201325.5PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD8750
October 201127.6PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD5400
November 200948.5PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD7500
November 200748.5PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD7500
December 200575.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5109
October 200374.1FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5109
October 200175.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5109
September 199975.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5100
July 199775.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5100
August 199546.3PoorFairFairPoorSD5100
June 199374.0FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO5100
October 199075.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO5100