+41.87604, -87.66655
41°52'34" N, 87°39'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:ASHLAND AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA
Structure number:016078300000000
Old structure number:000016078304395 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1 M W IL 1
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Total length:271.0 ft. [82.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1986
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: January 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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]
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:60.6 tons [55.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.7 tons [33.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:74.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,166,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201674.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood22100
February 201474.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood22100
March 201274.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood27200
March 201074.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood32000
April 200874.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood32000
April 200676.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood32000
July 200477.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood27000
September 200277.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood27000
October 200077.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood30800
April 199977.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood30800
March 199877.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood30800
July 199779.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood20800
October 199577.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good20800
April 199477.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good20800
February 199377.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good20800
April 199277.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good20800
October 199177.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good20800