Bridges Closed wrote:
Don, Ken, Robinson Engineering and IDOT who provided the bridge inspections clearly dating back to 1987 in this report all knew.
CHATHAM STREET BRIDGE.
Facility Carried i CHATHAM ST
Feature Crossed i CAL.SAG CHANNEL
Maintenance Reponsibility i / MUNICIPALITY
Service On/Under i HIGHWAY / WATERWAY
Sufficiency Rating i 37.9
Length i 385
Structurally Deficient i Yes
Functionaly Obsolete i Yes
Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) Count i 509
Est. Truck Percentage from AADT i 1%(some routes prohibit truck access)
Route i Municipal Streets 1030
Original Construction / Reconstruction i 1964 / N/A
Inspection Date i 08/24/2007 07/12/2007 05/16/2003 05/24/2000 10/26/1993 08/27/1991 07/28/1989 11/20/1987
Deck i 4 POOR CONDITION - ADVANCED DETERIORATION
Superstructure i 3 SERIOUS CONDITION - SIGNIFICANT SECTION LOSS
Substructure i 3 SERIOUS CONDITION - SIGNIFICANT SECTION LOSS
Culvert i N NOT APPLICABLE
Channel and Protection i 8 VERY GOOD CONDITION - NO PROBLEMS NOTED
Structural Evaluation i 3 INTOLERABLE - HIGH PRIORITY FOR CORRECTION
Deck Geometry i 6 EQUAL TO PRESENT MINIMUM CRITERIA
Underclearance-Vert/Lat. i N NOT APPLICABLE
Waterway Adequacy i 8 EQUAL TO PRESENT DESIRABLE CRITERIA
Approach Roadway Align i 7 BETTER THAN PRESENT MINIMUM CRITERIA
Bridge Railing Appraisal i 2 Doesn't Meet Standards
Approach Guardrail i 2 / 3 / 2 Not Acceptable / Acceptable / Not Acceptable
Pier Navig. Protection i 3 IN PLACE BUT IN A DETERIORATED CONDITION
What did the council do with the money allocated for the bridges?
Mr. Carmine Billotto permitted the closing of the bridges. He failed us as Alderman, and as City Treasurer. He must be voted out of office based on this malfeasance. and nonfeasance.