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ARGYLE ST over N.BRANCH CHGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.96185, -87.69469
41°57'43" N, 87°41'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:ARGYLE ST over N.BRANCH CHGO RIVER
Structure number:016607200000000
Old structure number:000016607226801 (from 1992 edition)
Location:5000 N & 3000 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:148.3 ft. [45.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1909
Year reconstructed:1975
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: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 1998]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
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:81.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$951,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201581.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5000
August 201381.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5000
August 201179.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood5009
September 200979.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good5009
October 200779.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good5009
October 200579.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good5009
October 200379.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good5009
October 200179.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good5009
October 199979.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good5009
October 199779.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good5009
May 1996100.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good-
June 1994100.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good-
October 1992100.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good-
June 1991100.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-