I-90 SKYWAY over 96TH ST & BRC RR


+41.72125, -87.54734
41°43'17" 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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Sufficiency rating:69.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,483,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairGoodFairGood3400069.2
September 2015FairGoodFairVery Good3400073.7
September 2013FairGoodFairVery Good3400073.7
September 2011FairVery GoodFairVery Good4210067.0
October 2010FairVery GoodFairVery Good4790072.0
September 2008FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good4790083.0
September 2007FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good4770083.0
November 2005FairExcellentSatisfactoryExcellent4770078.0
October 2004FairExcellentSatisfactoryExcellent4770078.0
October 2003PoorPoorFairFair4770064.0
October 2001PoorPoorPoorFair5130047.2
September 2000PoorPoorPoorFair5130047.2
September 1999PoorFairPoorFair4510049.2
September 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair2490070.9
June 1995FairSatisfactoryFairFair2510074.1
November 1993PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor2510055.4
May 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2420074.4
October 1990FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2420076.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,5621,5461600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.57,69756,5431,15400
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,0411,01516100
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,6061,5822400
Steel Gusset Plateeach2802463400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1717000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.162818100
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.164887600
Assembly with Sealeach8282000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2424000
Fixed Bearingeach20200
Pot Bearingeach66000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,09402,09400