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WACKER DR E over LOWER WACKER DRIVE

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Coordinates:
+41.88773, -87.61984
41°53'16" N, 87°37'11" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WACKER DR E over LOWER WACKER DRIVE
Structure number:016614500000000
Old structure number:000016614527253 (from 1992 edition)
Location:340N 154E TO 358E
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:158.1 ft. [48.2 m]
Total length:1436.7 ft. [437.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:107.6 ft. [32.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1975
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:20
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:77.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018PoorPoorFairFair1100077.0
January 2017PoorPoorFairFair1100082.0
January 2015PoorPoorFairFair1100082.0
January 2013FairFairFairFair1100084.0
February 2011FairFairFairGood1280084.0
August 2008FairFairSatisfactoryGood3630095.0
August 2006FairFairSatisfactoryGood3630095.0
August 2004FairFairSatisfactoryGood3630095.0
August 2002FairFairSatisfactoryGood3630095.0
August 2000FairFairSatisfactoryGood3630095.0
August 1998FairFairSatisfactoryGood3630095.0
August 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1200996.0
August 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1200998.0
August 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good-98.0
January 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-91.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,8082,5481,206540
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.335,238156,982152,9829,33015,944
Superstructure
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1821413290
Substructure
Steel Columneach2051416400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2151713770
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.2,2621,33892400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1331033000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1,9284821,3401060
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2311750
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7,9502,3851,9881,9871,590