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S. CALIFORNIA AVE over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.83498, -87.69494
41°50'06" N, 87°41'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:S. CALIFORNIA AVE over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL
Structure number:016600500000000
Old structure number:000016600527339 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3300 S & 2800 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:224.1 ft. [68.3 m]
Total length:314.0 ft. [95.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1926
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:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:49.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,568,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201449.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair16900
December 201249.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor16900
December 201076.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19000
September 200876.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21100
September 200676.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21100
September 200476.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory25500
September 200276.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory25500
October 200076.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory18800
August 199876.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood18800
April 199676.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood14700
April 199476.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood14700
September 199276.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodGood9200
November 199176.0Functionally obsoleteExcellentVery GoodGood9200