DAMEN AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA


+41.87583, -87.67650
41°52'33" N, 87°40'35" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:DAMEN AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA
Structure number:016208000000000
Old structure number:000016208026341 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 M W US 34
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Total length:246.4 ft. [75.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:1984
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:78.4 tons [71.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.7 tons [41.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201593.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood14600
January 201375.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood19800
February 201195.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood19800
April 200995.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood21800
April 200695.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood21800
April 200595.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10109
August 200395.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10109
December 199995.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10100
March 199895.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood10100
July 199795.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10100
December 199596.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good10100
April 199496.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good10100
February 199396.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good10100
April 199296.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good10100
October 199196.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good10100