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W MONROE ST over S BR CHICAGO RIV

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Coordinates:
+41.88059, -87.63792
41°52'50" N, 87°38'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:W MONROE ST over S BR CHICAGO RIV
Structure number:016603600000000
Old structure number:000016603626643 (from 1992 edition)
Location:378 W & 100 S
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Total length:271.0 ft. [82.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1919
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:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,700 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:64.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,359,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201464.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair5700
December 201264.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair5650
December 201075.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodGood5650
October 200875.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good15900
September 200675.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15900
September 200475.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12409
December 200271.1Functionally obsoleteExcellentVery GoodVery Good12409
January 200171.1Functionally obsoleteExcellentVery GoodVery Good12400
August 199847.5Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor12400
May 199647.5Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor12400
May 199459.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair12400
September 199259.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair12400
November 199127.2Structurally deficientFairSeriousSerious12400