So Shore Dr SB over 47TH ST


+41.81064, -87.58927
41°48'38" N, 87°35'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:So Shore Dr SB over 47TH ST
Structure number:016617200000000
Old structure number:000016617227250 (from 1992 edition)
Location:4700 S & 1500 E
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Total length:137.1 ft. [41.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1937
Year reconstructed:2002
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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
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 replacement [2]
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]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,040,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201592.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO-
June 201381.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO13100
June 201180.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO11800
June 200980.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-11800
January 200780.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-11800
January 200580.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13900
January 200380.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO13900
December 199850.0PoorPoorPoorFairSD16000
October 199666.0PoorPoorFairFairSD16000
December 199468.0FairFairFairFairFO16000
September 199280.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO17400
September 199080.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO17400