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NORTH DAMEN AVENUE over N BRCH CHICAGO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.92788, -87.67811
41°55'40" N, 87°40'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:NORTH DAMEN AVENUE over N BRCH CHICAGO RIVER
Structure number:016652700000000
Old structure number:000016652732573 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2600 N., 2000 W.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:313.0 ft. [95.4 m]
Total length:313.0 ft. [95.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1999
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:Arch - Thru [12]
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:6,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:76.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201576.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good6500
September 201376.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good6500
September 201176.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13400
January 201076.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13400
October 200776.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15600
November 200576.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good14600
October 200376.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent14600
October 200176.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent13600
September 199976.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent13600