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DIVERSEY AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.93224, -87.68243
41°55'56" N, 87°40'57" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:DIVERSEY AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016607700000000
Old structure number:000016607727319 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2800 N & 2200 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:285.1 ft. [86.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.2 ft. [21.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1968
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:20,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:69.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,174,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201569.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory20000
June 201369.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory20000
June 201170.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood16000
November 200870.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood22000
November 200670.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood22000
October 200470.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood16000
October 200270.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood20100
November 200070.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood15100
July 199870.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood15100
May 199681.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood25000
May 199483.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood25000
June 199283.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood20000
July 199083.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood20000