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WACKER DRIVE over LOWER LVL WACKER DR

Map

Coordinates:
+41.88819, -87.62453
41°53'17" N, 87°37'28" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WACKER DRIVE over LOWER LVL WACKER DR
Structure number:016613800000000
Old structure number:000016613826652 (from 1992 edition)
Location:MICHIGAN TO RANDOLPH
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:4095.3 ft. [1248.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1926
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:99
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:90.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$213,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1100090.9
May 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1100090.9
June 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1100090.9
June 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1280091.3
June 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3630090.1
April 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3630090.1
April 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3630090.1
April 2003GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent3630090.1
August 1998PoorSeriousCriticalCritical363000.0
August 1996PoorSeriousPoorPoor1200944.2
October 1995FairFairFairFair1200982.0
October 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory-82.0
September 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-94.0
February 1991GoodGoodGoodGood-94.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.24,57024,570000
Substructure
Steel Columneach2,8272,8131400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1,4141,412200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1,0951,088610
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.28,72827,5671,16100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,3231,3121100
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3,34203,34200
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,812481,76400
Open Jointlinear ft.246246000
Bearings
Pot Bearingeach795795000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,1161,8821,23130
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.541,619540,3941,22320