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CANAL STREET over UNION STATION TRACKS

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Coordinates:
+41.88736, -87.63994
41°53'15" N, 87°38'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CANAL STREET over UNION STATION TRACKS
Structure number:016651400000000
Old structure number:000016651431097 (from 1992 edition)
Location:500 W & 300 TO 600 S
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Total length:1259.9 ft. [384.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1926
Year reconstructed:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:41
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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 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: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:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:63.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,779,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201563.0PoorPoorFairFairSD10400
October 201363.0PoorPoorFairFairSD10400
November 201163.0PoorPoorFairFairSD10800
November 200963.0PoorPoorFairFairSD9500
November 200763.0PoorPoorFairFairSD9500
October 200565.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO12809
October 200366.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO12809
October 200166.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO12809
November 199966.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO12809
November 199766.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO12779
December 199566.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO12779
October 199466.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO12779