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IL 72 (HIGGINS RD over DES PLAINES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.98893, -87.85547
41°59'20" N, 87°51'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:IL 72 (HIGGINS RD over DES PLAINES RIVER
Structure number:016066500000000
Old structure number:000016066504301 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 M SE I-294
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:199.5 ft. [60.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Skew angle:34°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,100 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:57.8 tons [52.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.5 tons [31.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,607,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201488.3Not deficientGoodGoodGood24100
October 201280.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood25700
December 201089.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood23500
July 200988.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood23500
July 200686.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood25800
September 200586.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood25800
April 200489.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory20100
July 200287.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory23000
September 200084.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory28500
January 199987.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory21900
March 199756.0Structurally deficientGoodVery GoodPoor27900
June 199659.6Structurally deficientGoodVery GoodPoor17800
June 199559.3Structurally deficientGoodVery GoodPoor17800
July 199390.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory16200
October 199292.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory12300
April 199193.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory12300