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ROUTE NJ 7 over PASSAIC RIVER

Map 

Coordinates:
+40.78639, -74.14778
40°47'11" N, 74°08'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory (1992, 2000, 2010 editions)
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:ROUTE NJ 7 over PASSAIC RIVER
Structure number:0208150
Location:0.1 MI.EAST OF ROUTE 21
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Total length:324.2 ft. [98.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.8 ft. [16.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.6 ft. [20.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

2010 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,290 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:62.9 tons [57.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.6

2000 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:33,130 [as of 1998]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:24.8 tons [22.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:14.9 tons [13.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:6.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$22,300,000

1992 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,710 [as of 1986]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Operating rating:24.8 tons [22.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:13.9 tons [12.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:4.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$22,300,000