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FOSTER AVE over N SHORE CHANNEL

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Coordinates:
+41.97576, -87.70474
41°58'33" N, 87°42'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FOSTER AVE over N SHORE CHANNEL
Structure number:016025100000000
Old structure number:000016025104013 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.7 M W US 41
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:147.6 ft. [45.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1984
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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:23,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:61.3 tons [55.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.7 tons [33.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:47.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$911,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201547.0Structurally deficientGoodPoorPoor23000
August 201447.0Structurally deficientGoodPoorPoor23000
September 201239.0Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor19900
January 201247.9Structurally deficientGoodPoorPoor19900
June 201076.4Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19900
September 200876.4Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19800
December 200676.4Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19800
May 200576.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21300
May 200476.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21300
February 200376.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21300
August 200175.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory26300
February 200075.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory26300
October 199875.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood26300
January 199774.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood28100
February 199574.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood28100
July 199374.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood28100
November 199274.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood28100
May 199163.5Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory28100