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TORRENCE AVE over CALUMET RIVER (Route: 0)
Num:16605000000000x
Open: no restriction [A]
Built: 1938, Reconstructed: 2012
Historic: Bridge is not eligible for the NRHP. [5]

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Rough Distance: 0.2 Miles (0.3 Kilometers)

Bridge Type
Main Span(s): Steel [3] Movable - Lift [15]
Approach Span(s): Steel [3] Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck: Closed Grating [4] with Wearing Surface: Other [9]
Bridge Dimensions
Length: 151.5 m = 497.1 ft
Main Spans: 1 at 84.1 m = 275.9 ft
Approach Spans: 5
Skew: 54
Width, Roadway: 13.4 m = 44.0 ft (4 Lanes) and Out-To-Out: 20.1 m = 65.9 ft for a 14.6 m = 47.9 ft approaching roadway.
Vertical Clearance: 99.99 m = 328.1 ft and Navigational Clearance: 6.4 m = 21.0 ft
Location
Unknown [01051]: Cook County [031], Illinois [17]
Owned by City or Municipal Highway Agency [04], DOT District: 1
12440 S TORRENCE AVE
Condition
Deck: Very Good [8]
Superstructure: Poor [4]
Substructure: Satisfactory [6]
Loading
Design:
Operating: 57 metric ton = 62.7 tons (Load Factor (LF) rating reported by rating factor (RF) method using MS18 loading [6])
Inventory: 34 metric ton = 37.4 tons (Load Factor (LF) rating reported by rating factor (RF) method using MS18 loading [6])
Appraisal
Structural: Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck Geometry: Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Road Alignment: Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Waterway: Superior to present desirable criteria [9] and Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Inspections
Date: August 1999 [899] and Frequency: 24
Future Work
Work Needed: Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Bridge Detour: 0.5 km = 0.3 mi
Traffic
ADT: 17200 (2018) and Trucks: 19%
Future ADT: 7519 (In 2032 )

Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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