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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:81.0 ft. [24.7 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: September 2018

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:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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
September 2018GoodGoodGoodGood1100090.9
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, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.45928417500
Substructure
Steel Columneach2,8272,30052700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1,4141,411300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1,0951,087800
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.28,72821,7217,00700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,3231,22310000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3,3422,69964300
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,8121,20061200
Bearings
Pot Bearingeach7957851000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,1161,5961,5001010
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.541,619540,3941,22500