+41.87616, -87.65698
41°52'34" N, 87°39'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:RACINE AVE over I-290 IKE & CTA
Structure number:016211500000000
Old structure number:000016211526346 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 M W HALSTED ST
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway and railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Total length:297.9 ft. [90.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1990
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:4
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: February 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,850 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.5 tons [57.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:81.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201581.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood8850
February 201383.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood9100
February 201183.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood9100
March 200983.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood9100
April 200783.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood9100
May 200583.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood5009
September 200383.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood5009
September 200183.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood5009
December 199994.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood5009
April 199894.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood5009
July 199794.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood5009
October 199594.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good-
May 199494.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good-
February 199394.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good-
April 199294.0Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good-
October 199194.0Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good-