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I-80 Des Plaines River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #222887

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Overview
Pair of through truss bridges over Des Plaines on I-80 in Joliet
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1965; rehabilitated 1998
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 362.7 ft.
Total length: 2,299.2 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51171, -88.09151   (decimal degrees)
41°30'42" N, 88°05'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/408915/4596139 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0057 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 33.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
148,200

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2017: New photo from Dave King
  • February 28, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 6, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • March 19, 2011: New Street View added by Kim Harvey

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