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IRVING PARK RD over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.95000, -87.69000
41°57'00" N, 87°41'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IRVING PARK RD over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016608200000000
Old structure number:000016608226848 (from 1992 edition)
Location:4000 N & 2650 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:185.4 ft. [56.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1914
Year reconstructed:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,300 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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: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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:67.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,003,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017PoorFairPoorFair3030067.8
June 2015FairFairFairFair2070083.0
June 2013FairFairFairFair3060083.0
June 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair3540069.0
January 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair3120066.0
November 2008FairSatisfactoryFairFair3740066.0
October 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair2670066.0
November 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair3620066.0
October 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair4840052.0
March 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4840052.0
October 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair3270052.0
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair3380052.0
October 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3310063.0
August 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory3310066.0
June 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2480055.0
June 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2480066.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,29301,11458121
Steel Stringerlinear ft.87006801882
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,45014,5298207625
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.49203894162
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1616000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.7571400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164157070
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1491183100
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.35229239210
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach2401284
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.430423700