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TORRENCE AVE over GRAND CAL RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.64502, -87.55934
41°38'42" N, 87°33'34" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:TORRENCE AVE over GRAND CAL RIVER
Structure number:016093400000000
Old structure number:000016093404567 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M N IL 83
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:305.5 ft. [93.1 m]
Total length:523.3 ft. [159.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:11,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:17.8 tons [16.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.7 tons [9.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:2.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$11,379,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 20152.0Structurally deficientCriticalImminent FailurePoor11900
August 20142.0Structurally deficientCriticalCriticalPoor11900
September 20122.0Structurally deficientCriticalCriticalPoor12700
August 20112.0Structurally deficientCriticalCriticalFair12700
August 20102.0Structurally deficientCriticalCriticalSatisfactory12700
September 20092.0Structurally deficientCriticalCriticalSatisfactory12800
July 200755.6Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood12800
March 200555.2Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood13500
April 200367.5Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood13500
April 200267.5Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood13500
April 200061.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood26800
January 199961.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood26800
December 199668.4Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood11600
December 199467.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood11600
July 199356.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11600
January 199255.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair11600