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WEBSTER AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.92156, -87.66825
41°55'18" N, 87°40'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEBSTER AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016605700000000
Old structure number:000016605726648 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1600 W WEBSTER P3C
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:188.7 ft. [57.5 m]
Total length:287.1 ft. [87.5 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:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1916
Year reconstructed:1993
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:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:10,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:27.8 tons [25.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:17.2 tons [15.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:39.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201539.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor10600
September 201339.0Structurally deficientGoodSeriousPoor10600
September 201123.8Structurally deficientGoodSeriousFair9100
January 201042.6Structurally deficientGoodPoorFair9100
October 200743.7Structurally deficientGoodPoorFair1509
November 200543.7Structurally deficientGoodPoorFair1509
October 200343.7Structurally deficientGoodPoorFair1509
October 200148.9Not deficientGoodPoorFair1009
September 199948.9Not deficientGoodPoorFair1009
September 199748.9Not deficientGoodPoorFair1009
October 199537.0Structurally deficientGoodFairFair-
April 199437.0Structurally deficientGoodFairFair-
August 199334.0Structurally deficientPoorImminent FailureFair-
September 199163.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair-