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HALSTED ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.84955, -87.64644
41°50'58" N, 87°38'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HALSTED ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016602400000000
Old structure number:000016602426838 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2404 S,800 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:224.1 ft. [68.3 m]
Total length:316.0 ft. [96.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1988
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:12,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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 re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
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:82.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201482.7Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair12100
December 201264.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15700
December 201083.2Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15700
October 200883.1Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory17600
October 200683.1Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory17600
September 200483.2Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory15500
September 200277.1Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory15500
October 200077.2Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory13500
August 199877.2Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory13500
April 199676.8Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory20100
May 199476.1Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory20100
September 199285.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory17900
November 199087.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood17900