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CANAL STREET over UNION STATION TRACKS

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Coordinates:
+41.88736, -87.63994
41°53'15" N, 87°38'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CANAL STREET over UNION STATION TRACKS
Structure number:016651400000000
Old structure number:000016651431097 (from 1992 edition)
Location:500 W & 300 TO 600 S
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Total length:1259.9 ft. [384.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1926
Year reconstructed:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:41
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:63.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,779,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201563.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair10400
October 201363.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair10400
November 201163.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair10800
November 200963.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair9500
November 200763.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair9500
October 200565.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory12809
October 200366.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood12809
October 200166.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood12809
November 199966.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood12809
November 199766.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood12779
December 199566.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood12779
October 199466.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood12779