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KEDZIE AVE over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.83201, -87.70465
41°49'55" N, 87°42'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:KEDZIE AVE over SANITARY&SHIP CANAL
Structure number:016608400000000
Old structure number:000016608426641 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3400 S & 3200 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:148.6 ft. [45.3 m]
Total length:354.3 ft. [108.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1909
Year reconstructed:1969
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:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,200 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:54.9 tons [49.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.2 tons [34.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:65.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,403,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201565.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair19200
April 201435.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairFair19200
October 201324.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair29500
October 201124.2Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair29600
December 200932.6Structurally deficientSeriousFairGood29600
October 200734.4Structurally deficientSeriousFairGood25000
November 200517.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorGood19400
October 200314.5Structurally deficientSeriousPoorGood19400
October 200144.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorGood19400
September 199963.3Structurally deficientPoorFairGood15900
September 199763.3Structurally deficientPoorFairGood15900
September 199576.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood15900
April 199476.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood15900
September 199276.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodVery Good15900
November 199076.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodVery Good15900