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I-90 SKYWAY over CALUMET RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+41.71566, -87.53963
41°42'56" N, 87°32'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-90 SKYWAY over CALUMET RIVER
Structure number:016641900000000
Old structure number:000016641905692 (from 1992 edition)
Location:VIAD, CALUMET RV
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:650.0 ft. [198.1 m]
Total length:1301.9 ft. [396.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:77.4 ft. [23.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:124.7 ft. [38.0 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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
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:Fair [5 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:68.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$8,565,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairGoodFairFair3400068.7
September 2015FairGoodFairFair3400068.7
September 2014FairGoodFairFair3400068.7
September 2013FairGoodFairFair3400068.7
September 2011FairVery GoodFairFair4210067.0
September 2010FairVery GoodFairFair4790067.0
October 2008FairVery GoodFairFair4790067.0
October 2007FairVery GoodFairFair4770067.0
November 2005FairExcellentFairFair4770067.0
December 2004FairExcellentFairFair4770067.0
December 2003PoorPoorFairFair4770064.0
October 2001PoorPoorPoorFair5130045.8
September 2000PoorPoorPoorFair5130045.8
October 1999PoorPoorPoorFair4510045.8
September 1997FairFairFairFair2490065.9
August 1995PoorPoorFairFair2510065.2
July 1994PoorPoorFairFair2510065.2
October 1993FairFairSatisfactoryFair2510067.5
May 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2420068.9
November 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2420070.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,9003,900000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.107,90080,92526,97500
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.2,6002,596400
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3,7633,760300
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach2020000
Steel Gusset Plateeach328316606
Substructure
Steel Columneach1717000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.332330200
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.49822827000
Assembly with Sealeach249249000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Fixed Bearingeach86200
Pot Bearingeach1212000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,90003,90000