The 127th Street Bridge crosses the Cal Sag Canal in Alsip, Illinois. It is located between the Cicero Avenue and the Ridgeland Avenue Bridges. It is a metal 12 panel bolt connected Warren through truss, fixed; and approach spans : metal stringer (multi-beam), fixed. It was built in 1968. The engineer/designer was Alfred Benesch and Associates from Chicago, Illinois. It was rehabbed in 1991.
There is one main span and 4 approach spans. The main span measures 396 feet. Total structure length is 610.3 feet. Roadway width measures 53.2 feet. A distinctive feature of this bridge is its heavy skew. This makes this bridge different from the adjacent structures.
Inspection as of 8/2011
Deck Condition Rating Good 7 out of 9
Superstructure Condition Rating Fair 5 out of 9
Substructure Condition. Rating Fair 5 out of 9
Sufficiency Rating 70 out of 100.