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DAMEN AVE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.84190, -87.67555
41°50'31" N, 87°40'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:DAMEN AVE over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016601300000000
Old structure number:000016601327334 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2725 S DAMEN AV
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:235.6 ft. [71.8 m]
Total length:610.3 ft. [186.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.6 ft. [20.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:2002
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]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 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]
Sufficiency rating:80.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,718,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201480.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory24100
December 201263.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory15300
December 201063.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15300
September 200863.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good18500
September 200663.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good18500
September 200463.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good24400
December 200260.8Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent24400
September 199916.8Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair30500
August 199716.8Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair30500
August 199531.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorSerious29400
August 199319.0Structurally deficientPoorCriticalSerious13600
September 199145.8Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor13600