Lake Shore Dr SB over 47TH ST


+41.81090, -87.58942
41°48'39" N, 87°35'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Lake Shore Dr SB over 47TH ST
Structure number:016617200000000
Old structure number:000016617227250 (from 1992 edition)
Location:4700 S & 1600E
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:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Skew angle:
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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:87,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Sufficiency rating:75.0
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good8700075.0
December 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-92.0
June 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1310081.0
June 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1180080.0
June 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1180080.0
January 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1180080.0
January 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1390080.0
January 2003GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1390080.0
December 1998PoorPoorPoorFair1600050.0
October 1996PoorPoorFairFair1600066.0
December 1994FairFairFairFair1600068.0
September 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1740080.0
September 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1740080.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8237923100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,2416,1421,09900
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1111000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.106104200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.220211900
Compression Jointlinear ft.966120150
Fixed Bearingeach1818000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2752453000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3572926500