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ADAMS STREET over UNION STATION TRKS

Map

Coordinates:
+41.87933, -87.63978
41°52'46" N, 87°38'23" 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:281.8 ft. [85.9 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1924
Year reconstructed:2017
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 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: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:77.0
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairExcellentExcellentSatisfactory1140077.0
October 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor1140047.0
October 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor980047.0
November 2010PoorPoorPoorPoor980047.0
September 2009PoorPoorPoorPoor930047.0
September 2007PoorPoorFairPoor930047.0
October 2005FairFairFairFair1100965.0
September 2003FairFairFairFair1100965.0
September 2001FairFairSatisfactoryFair1100965.0
August 1999FairFairSatisfactoryFair1100065.0
July 1997FairFairSatisfactoryFair1100065.0
July 1995FairFairSatisfactoryFair1100065.0
February 1994PoorFairSatisfactoryCritical1100017.0
August 1992PoorFairSatisfactoryCritical1100017.0
May 1992FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1100076.0
May 1990FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1100076.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.408408000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,69310,693000
Substructure
Steel Columneach66333300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6363000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.132132000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.924924000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.125125000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.132132000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Fixed Bearingeach2222000