I- 55 EB TO US 41 over US 41 LAKE SHORE DR


+41.85391, -87.61425
41°51'14" N, 87°36'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I- 55 EB TO US 41 over US 41 LAKE SHORE DR
Structure number:016107500000000
Old structure number:000016107526250 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.6 M E I-94
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Total length:1198.2 ft. [365.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Year reconstructed:1994
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:13
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,250 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:73.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,757,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201473.2Structurally deficientPoorFairFair38250
May 201262.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair245200
June 201069.4Structurally deficientPoorFairFair59500
June 200869.6Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory58200
May 200669.3Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory59850
July 200571.8Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory59200
July 200372.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory57150
August 200172.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory57100
September 199972.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory57650
September 199789.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory34800
February 199688.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood34800
January 199576.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair34800
August 199387.5Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory34800
August 199173.6Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair34800