I- 90,94 SB TO I55 over CHI RIV &CANAL P-AVE


+41.84972, -87.64472
41°50'59" N, 87°38'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I- 90,94 SB TO I55 over CHI RIV &CANAL P-AVE
Structure number:016106600000000
Old structure number:000016106626410 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M SW I-290
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:126.0 ft. [38.4 m]
Total length:2700.3 ft. [823.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:22
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:48,300 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$13,943,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201548.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory48300
August 201348.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory48000
August 201151.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory48000
August 200951.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood48000
January 200851.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood48000
January 200651.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood48000
July 200451.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood48000
July 200251.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood38709
June 200051.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood38700
June 199851.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood38700
December 199664.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good38700
June 199451.8Functionally obsoleteGoodFairVery Good32600
October 199364.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good32600
February 199164.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good32600