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CICERO AVE over SANITARY SHIP CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.81981, -87.74344
41°49'11" N, 87°44'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CICERO AVE over SANITARY SHIP CANAL
Structure number:016600900000000
Old structure number:000016600927336 (from 1992 edition)
Location:4000 S & 4800 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Total length:304.1 ft. [92.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1927
Year reconstructed:1966
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:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:49.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201449.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor37600
December 201249.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor44300
December 201093.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory41300
September 200893.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory41300
September 200693.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42500
September 200493.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory45000
September 200288.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34600
October 200088.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34600
August 199888.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory46500
April 199688.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory47400
April 199486.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory47400
September 199286.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory35100
January 199289.0Not deficientExcellentGoodVery Good34300