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OAKWOOD BLVD over METRA ELEC & CN

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Coordinates:
+41.82475, -87.60225
41°49'29" N, 87°36'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:OAKWOOD BLVD over METRA ELEC & CN
Structure number:016617400000000
Old structure number:000016617427252 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3900 S & 950 E
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Total length:260.5 ft. [79.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1921
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
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:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Status:Open, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring [D]
Average daily traffic:10,800 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:32.1 tons [29.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.5 tons [21.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:20.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,503,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201520.1Structurally deficientPoorFairSerious10800
July 201320.1Structurally deficientPoorFairSerious10800
July 201120.5Structurally deficientPoorFairSerious12100
May 200920.5Structurally deficientPoorFairSerious12100
April 200720.5Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySerious12100
March 200521.7Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySerious4700
March 200333.3Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySerious3000
April 200033.3Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySerious3000
December 199749.0Structurally deficientFairSatisfactoryPoor6509
December 199548.0Structurally deficientFairSatisfactoryPoor6509
December 199448.0Structurally deficientFairSatisfactoryPoor6509
September 199253.0Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor6509
July 199056.0Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor6509