I-90 SKYWAY over 96TH ST & BRC RR


+41.72125, -87.54734
41°43'16" N, 87°32'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-90 SKYWAY over 96TH ST & BRC RR
Structure number:016641700000000
Old structure number:000016641703350 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.36 M SE COMM AV
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:260.2 ft. [79.3 m]
Total length:696.6 ft. [212.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:77.4 ft. [23.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:2003
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 [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.5 tons [54.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,483,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201573.7FairGoodFairVery Good-34000
September 201373.7FairGoodFairVery Good-34000
September 201167.0FairVery GoodFairVery Good-42100
October 201072.0FairVery GoodFairVery Good-47900
September 200883.0FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good-47900
September 200783.0FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good-47700
November 200578.0FairExcellentSatisfactoryExcellent-47700
October 200478.0FairExcellentSatisfactoryExcellent-47700
October 200364.0PoorPoorFairFairSD47700
October 200147.2PoorPoorPoorFairSD51300
September 200047.2PoorPoorPoorFairSD51300
September 199949.2PoorFairPoorFairSD45100
September 199770.9FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24900
June 199574.1FairSatisfactoryFairFair-25100
November 199355.4PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoorSD25100
May 199274.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-24200
October 199076.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-24200