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HALSTED ST over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.89818, -87.64782
41°53'53" N, 87°38'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HALSTED ST over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016602300000000
Old structure number:000016602326798 (from 1992 edition)
Location:847 N HALSTED ST P5C
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:184.4 ft. [56.2 m]
Total length:267.1 ft. [81.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1955
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: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Sufficiency rating:82.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,397,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201582.6Not deficientGoodFairFair12900
September 201382.6Not deficientGoodFairFair12900
September 201134.2Structurally deficientGoodSeriousFair15600
November 200947.4Structurally deficientGoodPoorGood15600
October 200747.3Structurally deficientGoodPoorGood16600
November 200563.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood22000
October 200363.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood22000
October 200163.6Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood18700
September 199963.6Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood18700
September 199763.6Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood18700
October 199574.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryGood18100
April 199461.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory18100
September 199261.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory17900
February 199173.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood17900