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LOOMIS ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.84598, -87.66086
41°50'46" N, 87°39'39" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:LOOMIS ST over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016603300000000
Old structure number:000016603326830 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2470 S 1400 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:212.9 ft. [64.9 m]
Total length:457.0 ft. [139.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1904
Year reconstructed:1976
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:6,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:28.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,786,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201428.9Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSatisfactory6600
December 201246.7Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory6200
December 201063.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood6200
September 200872.6Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryGood6200
September 200674.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood6200
September 200474.5Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood7700
September 200274.5Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood7700
October 200074.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood5509
August 199874.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood5509
April 199691.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-
May 199493.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-
September 199291.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-
November 199091.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good-