Ashland Avenue Bridge over the Cal Sag Canal

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Ashland Avenue Bridge over the Cal Sag Canal

We encountered this bridge on a recent trip to central Illinois

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Ashland Avenue Bridge over the Cal Sag Canal

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Ashland Avenue Bridge over the Cal Sag Canal

 

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Ashland Avenue Bridge

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Ashland Avenue Bridge

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Ashland Avenue Bridge

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Ashland Avenue Bridge

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Ashland Avenue Bridge

This bridge is located in Calumet Park, Illinois.  It was built in 1933 and rehabbed in 1998.  It is a metal 10 panel rivet connected Parker through Truss, fixed and approach spans: pre-stressed concrete stringer (multi beam) fixed.  Rivets only are used in the bridge.  There is v lacing and lattice extensively on the build up beams.      The builder is unknown.  There is one main span and 2 approach spans.  Main span length is 250 feet. Structure length is 378.3 feet.  Roadway width is 44 feet.

Bridge Inspection (5/2012)

Deck                              Condition.          Rating.         Good.                       7 out of 9

Superstructure.          Condition.          Rating.         Satisfactory.         6 out of 9

Substructure.              Condition.           Rating.        Satisfactory.          6 out of 9

Appraisal.                   . Functionally  obsolete

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