PARNELL AVE over I- 57


+41.71488, -87.63697
41°42'54" N, 87°38'13" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:PARNELL AVE over I- 57
Structure number:016202900000000
Old structure number:000016202926235 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.3M E IL 1
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Total length:176.5 ft. [53.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
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: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:725 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:57.4 tons [52.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:67.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,631,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201567.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory725
October 201367.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory725
November 201170.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood750
October 200966.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood5009
October 200766.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood5009
November 200566.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood5009
April 200478.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5009
July 200278.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5009
August 200178.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5009
December 199978.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5009
February 199966.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5009
March 199766.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5009
October 199582.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair-
January 199494.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-
June 199394.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-
February 199294.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-