+41.97348, -87.76840
41°58'25" N, 87°46'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:CENTRAL AVE over I- 90 JFK & CTA
Structure number:016065900000000
Old structure number:000016065904296 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.4 M NW IL 50
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Total length:258.2 ft. [78.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.3 ft. [19.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:36°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:2009
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: March 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:67.0 tons [60.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.3 tons [36.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,410,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201676.0Not deficientVery GoodFairSatisfactory14600
March 201476.0Not deficientVery GoodFairSatisfactory14600
August 201290.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory16200
August 201069.0Not deficientExcellentFairSatisfactory16200
May 200964.0Not deficientSeriousFairFair20500
September 200862.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair20500
December 200762.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair20500
January 200762.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair20500
January 200662.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair20800
January 200462.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair15900
December 200262.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory15900
May 200162.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory17800
April 199963.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory17800
October 199763.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory22900
October 199663.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory22200
November 199463.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory22200
December 199363.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory21500
December 199274.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory20200
December 199174.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory20200