US Route 30 over the Rock River (Rock Falls, Illinois)
A routine inspection was performed for this 8-span steel plate girder bridge (142’-8” Spans 1 and 8 / 134’-6” Spans 2 thru 7; 1097’-7” total length back-to-back abutments) with 43’-2″-wide reinforced concrete deck. The East and West Abutments are stub abutments
supported on steel piles. The piers are wall piers supported on timber or timber and steel piles. A structural inspection report was presented to IDOT with recommendations for rehabilitation of the structure.
At the moment Phase II Bridge Rehabilitation plans and specifications are under development. These include structural repair of deck slab, replacing deck floor drains, deck overlay, replacing neoprene expansion joints, repaint bridge, etc. Maintenance of Traffic plans will also be included for efficient job completion.