I-90 SKYWAY over 96TH ST & BRC RR


+41.72125, -87.54734
41°43'16" N, 87°32'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I-90 SKYWAY over 96TH ST & BRC RR
Structure number:016641700000000
Old structure number:000016641703350 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.36 M SE COMM AV
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:260.2 ft. [79.3 m]
Total length:696.6 ft. [212.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:77.4 ft. [23.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:2003
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 [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.5 tons [54.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,483,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201573.7Not deficientGoodFairVery Good34000
September 201373.7Not deficientGoodFairVery Good34000
September 201167.0Not deficientVery GoodFairVery Good42100
October 201072.0Not deficientVery GoodFairVery Good47900
September 200883.0Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good47900
September 200783.0Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good47700
November 200578.0Not deficientExcellentSatisfactoryExcellent47700
October 200478.0Not deficientExcellentSatisfactoryExcellent47700
October 200364.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair47700
October 200147.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair51300
September 200047.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair51300
September 199949.2Structurally deficientFairPoorFair45100
September 199770.9Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair24900
June 199574.1Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair25100
November 199355.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor25100
May 199274.4Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory24200
October 199076.4Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory24200