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WESTERN AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.93585, -87.68795
41°56'09" N, 87°41'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WESTERN AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016607000000000
Old structure number:000016607027321 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3000 N & 2400 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Total length:314.0 ft. [95.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Skew angle:32°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1903
Year reconstructed:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,300 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201593.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory30300
June 201393.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory30300
June 201193.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory33900
November 200893.0Not deficientFairGoodGood35200
November 200694.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood35200
October 200494.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood36400
October 200294.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood36400
November 200094.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood34200
July 199894.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood28700
May 199694.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood27100
May 199494.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood27100
September 199294.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood27100
October 199194.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood27100