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I-290 IKE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.87567, -87.63711
41°52'32" N, 87°38'14" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:I-290 IKE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016244500000000
Old structure number:000016244528778 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W FRANKLIN AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:221.5 ft. [67.5 m]
Total length:335.0 ft. [102.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:83.7 ft. [25.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:108.6 ft. [33.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:2010
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Steel plate (includes orthotropic) [5]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:97,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.3 tons [54.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,304,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201462.2Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory97900
August 201268.0Not deficientExcellentSatisfactorySatisfactory66600
September 201113.2Not deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory25200
October 201013.2Not deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory25200
February 20109.2Not deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory139000
September 20089.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory139000
October 20079.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory139000
December 20062.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSatisfactory139000
January 20062.0Structurally deficientPoorCriticalSatisfactory139000
March 20052.0Structurally deficientFairCriticalGood139000
March 200332.0Structurally deficientFairPoorGood123600
August 200047.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood123600
August 199949.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood123600
July 199849.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood123600
February 199668.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good123600
May 199463.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good125409
May 199363.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good125409
May 199261.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good125409
October 199161.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryVery Good125409