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ROOSEVELT RD over S BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.86735, -87.63504
41°52'02" N, 87°38'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:ROOSEVELT RD over S BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016604700000000
Old structure number:000016604726651 (from 1992 edition)
Location:230 W. ROOSEVELT RD.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:204.1 ft. [62.2 m]
Total length:261.5 ft. [79.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1994
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: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 corrrective action [3]
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 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:70.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201570.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair27400
October 201371.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair27400
October 201172.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair37000
December 200984.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood37000
November 200784.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good37000
November 200584.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good37700
October 200384.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good29400
October 200184.6Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good26300
September 199984.6Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good26300
July 199785.3Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good12400
July 199587.0Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good12400
August 199458.4Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor12400
September 199258.5Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor12000
November 199059.5Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair12000