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FOSTER AVE over N BR CHI RIV WEST

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Coordinates:
+41.97537, -87.73041
41°58'31" N, 87°43'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FOSTER AVE over N BR CHI RIV WEST
Structure number:016024800000000
Old structure number:000016024804010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 M W PULASKI RD
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:167.7 ft. [51.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Year reconstructed:1985
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:3
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: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:62.4 tons [56.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:56.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$972,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201556.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair27600
April 201356.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair27600
April 201248.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair33500
May 201053.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair33500
May 200854.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair31900
May 200654.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair31900
June 200558.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair22000
August 200458.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair22000
October 200371.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory22000
July 200271.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory22000
August 200067.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory34800
August 199967.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory34800
April 199867.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory34800
April 199769.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory28100
January 199569.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood28100
July 199369.1Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood28100
December 199269.1Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood28100
April 199169.1Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood28100