+41.81836, -87.73849
41°49'06" N, 87°44'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I- 55 WB STEVENSON over RR - BRC
Structure number:016001900000000
Old structure number:000016001903696 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.25 M E ILL 50
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Total length:168.0 ft. [51.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:68.6 ft. [20.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:2000
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:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:78,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.2 tons [34.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,595,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201486.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory78000
December 201268.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory289600
January 201197.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory73600
January 200997.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory70450
January 200798.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory70100
March 200598.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory68800
May 200398.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory65800
June 200198.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory59850
December 200096.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory55150
May 199966.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair62500
July 199882.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair60450
March 199784.0Not deficientFairFairFair58600
May 199670.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair77550
March 199570.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair66800
August 199370.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair67250
June 199171.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair67050