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ADAMS STREET over UNION STATION TRKS

Map

Coordinates:
+41.87952, -87.62592
41°52'46" N, 87°37'33" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ADAMS STREET over UNION STATION TRKS
Structure number:016626000000000
Old structure number:000016626027266 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CHGO RIV TO CANAL ST
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:282.8 ft. [86.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:Railroad [27]
Year built:1924
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:6
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: October 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:47.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,537,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201447.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD11400
October 201247.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD9800
November 201047.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD9800
September 200947.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD9300
September 200747.0PoorPoorFairPoorSD9300
October 200565.0FairFairFairFairFO11009
September 200365.0FairFairFairFairFO11009
September 200165.0FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO11009
August 199965.0FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO11000
July 199765.0FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO11000
July 199565.0FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO11000
February 199417.0PoorFairSatisfactoryCriticalSD11000
August 199217.0PoorFairSatisfactoryCriticalSD11000
May 199276.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO11000
May 199076.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO11000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6641,2857924159
Steel Stringerlinear ft.40834805010
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.19,50214,3673,4861,483166
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.136121690
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2262080180
Steel Gusset Plateeach261261000
Substructure
Steel Columneach35061217
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.139128407
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.9704850145340
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6549286
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.2381637500