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FULLERTON AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.92507, -87.67474
41°55'30" N, 87°40'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FULLERTON AVE over N BR CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016608000000000
Old structure number:000016608026636 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2400 N & 1900 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Total length:277.9 ft. [84.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
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: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
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:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:48.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,936,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201448.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair27500
November 201247.5Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair31800
November 201067.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory31800
November 200879.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory25900
November 200679.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory25900
October 200479.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30400
October 200279.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood30400
November 200079.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29000
July 199879.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29000
May 199679.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21700
May 199478.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21700
May 199279.3Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood17700
May 199079.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood17700