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INDIANA AVE over LITTLE CALUMET RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.65057, -87.61718
41°39'02" N, 87°37'02" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:INDIANA AVE over LITTLE CALUMET RIVER
Structure number:016608100000000
Old structure number:000016608126805 (from 1992 edition)
Location:13500 S. INDIANA AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:264.1 ft. [80.5 m]
Total length:339.6 ft. [103.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1915
Year reconstructed:1977
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:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:8,750 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:25.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,226,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201525.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8750
October 201325.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8750
October 201127.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory5400
November 200948.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory7500
November 200748.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory7500
December 200575.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5109
October 200374.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory5109
October 200175.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5109
September 199975.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5100
July 199775.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5100
August 199546.3Structurally deficientFairFairPoor5100
June 199374.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood5100
October 199075.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5100