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FRANKLIN-ORLEANS S over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88763, -87.63607
41°53'15" N, 87°38'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FRANKLIN-ORLEANS S over MAIN BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016602000000000
Old structure number:000016602027330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:302 N. FRANKLIN ST.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:252.0 ft. [76.8 m]
Total length:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1920
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
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: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,800 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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 minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
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:$1,605,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201449.0Structurally deficientGoodPoorPoor15800
December 201265.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair15800
December 201076.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15800
October 200876.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood17000
October 200676.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood17000
September 200476.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood19609
December 200273.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood19609
August 199946.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair19600
August 199746.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair19600
August 199546.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory19600
August 199346.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory19600
September 199062.8Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair19600