Western Avenue Traffic Bridge over the Cal Sag Canal

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Western Avenue Bridge

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Western Avenue Bridge

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Western Avenue Bridge facing Chatham Avenue Bridge

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Same as above

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Same as above

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Western Avenue Bridge

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Western Avenue Bridge

The Western Avenue Bridge crosses the Cal Sag Canal in Blue, Island.  Adjacent bridges are at Kedzie Avenue and the Metra Cal Sag Bridge.   The Structure was built in 1966.  Builder is unknown.   It is a polygonal Warren through truss bridge.

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Western Avenue Bridge

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Western Avenue Bridge

The largest span measures 245.6 feet.   Structure length is 1,122.7 feet.  Roadway width measures 53.1 feet.

Bridge Inspection  9/2012

Deck                           Condition                  Rating           Serious.   3 out of 8

Superstructure       Condition.                 Rating           Serious.   3 out of 8

Substructure.           Condition.                Rating.          Serious.    3 out of 8

Appraisal. Functionally obsolete

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