I-55 (NB) over BRUSH CREEK


+39.57963, -89.64619
39°34'47" N, 89°38'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-55 (NB) over BRUSH CREEK
Structure number:084010700000000
Old structure number:000084010725621 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.7MI S IL 104 INTCHG
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:56.4 ft. [17.2 m]
Total length:159.8 ft. [48.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Skew angle:39°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,750 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:91.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1475091.5
January 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1560091.5
January 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5740075.0
January 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1460097.3
January 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1460097.3
January 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1475097.3
January 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1415097.3
January 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1400096.0
January 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1360096.0
January 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1360096.0
January 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1270096.0
January 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1300096.0
January 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2130096.0
January 1991FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2130096.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.6006000
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.95876119700
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,8405,2971,54300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.122122000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.118115210
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.235231220
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1160415025
Movable Bearingeach1803150
Fixed Bearingeach60600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3110862250