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RTE I495 over RTE I678, FLUSHING RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.74408, -73.83839
40°44'39" N, 73°50'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:RTE I495 over RTE I678, FLUSHING RIVER
Structure number:000000001055090
Location:JCT I495+RTE 678
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:81.7 ft. [24.9 m]
Total length:404.9 ft. [123.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:11.8 ft. [3.6 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
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: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,661 [as of 1997]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:54.9 tons [49.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:69.2
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$17,882,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201469.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
May 201269.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
June 201069.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
July 200869.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
July 200669.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
June 200469.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
July 200270.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11661
May 200071.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
June 199871.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory11661
August 199642.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor17000
June 199443.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor17000
August 199244.7Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor17000
September 199043.6Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor17000