+41.97524, -87.74729
41°58'31" N, 87°44'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FOSTER AVE over I- 94 EDENS
Structure number:016024600000000
Old structure number:000016024604009 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AT IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:2007
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:79.1 tons [71.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.4 tons [43.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$786,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201577.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood27600
August 201377.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood27600
August 201177.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood33500
September 200977.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood31900
November 200777.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentGood31900
November 200660.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory31900
May 200560.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory22000
May 200460.0Structurally deficientPoorFairGood22000
January 200362.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood22000
August 200173.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood34800
January 200074.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood34800
200074.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood34800
December 199874.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood34800
January 199874.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood28100
February 199774.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood28100
May 199574.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good28100
July 199350.8Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good28100
January 199250.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good28100