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FLUSHING MEADOW over RTE I495, RTE I495, RTE

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Coordinates:
+40.74152, -73.84244
40°44'29" N, 73°50'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FLUSHING MEADOW over RTE I495, RTE I495, RTE
Structure number:000000001055070
Location:.2 MI NE JCT GCP & I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:665.7 ft. [202.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:99 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:84.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$16,449,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201484.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair99
March 201284.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair99
March 201084.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair99
February 200884.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair99
January 200684.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair99
February 200495.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory99
March 200294.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory99
February 200093.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory99
20000.0Not applicable---102300
January 199881.3Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair99
February 199665.2Structurally deficientFairFairPoor99
April 199465.2Structurally deficientFairFairPoor99
June 199265.2Structurally deficientFairFairPoor99
September 199066.2Structurally deficient--Poor99