CHICAGO AVE over I 35W; I 94


+44.96567, -93.26251
44°57'56" N, 93°15'45" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:CHICAGO AVE over I 35W; I 94
Structure number:27853
Location:0.4 MI WEST OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Total length:341.6 ft. [104.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,400 [as of 2005]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:58.5 tons [53.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.6 tons [27.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:74.0
Estimated cost of work:$999,999,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201674.0FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGoodFO6400
August 201474.0FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGoodFO6400
August 201275.5GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO6400
July 201065.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6400
September 200865.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6400
November 200767.1FairFairFairSatisfactory-6400
October 200667.1FairFairFairSatisfactory-6400
December 200567.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-6800
September 200467.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-6800
November 200366.6FairFairFairSatisfactory-9400
July 200266.6FairFairFairSatisfactory-9400
June 200164.6PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD9400
January 200164.6PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD9400
October 19990.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactory-118000
July 199864.6PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD9400
December 199751.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD9100
December 199650.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD9100
May 199551.8PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactorySD7300
November 199351.9PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactorySD6900
October 199248.8PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD6860
August 199151.0PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD6350