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FOSTER AVE over N BR CHI RIV WEST

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Coordinates:
+41.97544, -87.72402
41°58'32" N, 87°43'26" 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:016025000000000
Old structure number:000016025004012 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.2 M E PULASKI RD
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:101.7 ft. [31.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Skew angle:37°
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: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: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:79.1 tons [71.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.7 tons [43.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:70.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$581,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201570.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood23000
May 201173.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood19900
June 200873.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood19800
May 200673.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood19800
August 200473.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood21300
September 200373.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood21300
August 200171.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood26300
August 199971.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood26300
April 199871.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodGood26300
April 199770.8Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodGood28100
January 199570.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good28100
July 199370.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good28100
December 199270.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good28100
April 199170.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good28100