BELL BLVD over RTE I495, RTE I495


+40.74748, -73.76136
40°44'51" N, 73°45'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:BELL BLVD over RTE I495, RTE I495
Structure number:000000001055319
Location:.6 MI NE JCT I295 & I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:53.8 ft. [16.4 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:101.1 ft. [30.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,650 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$12,447,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201565.4Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory7650
June 201465.4Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory7650
June 201365.4Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory7683
July 201265.4Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory7700
July 201165.3Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory9146
July 201065.3Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory9146
August 200965.3Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory9664
April 200881.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory9615
May 200781.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory9615
March 200670.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory9146
April 200463.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood9146
June 200262.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood9146
June 200152.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood9146
April 200051.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood9166
June 199951.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood9166
July 199851.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory11965
November 199752.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory11965
November 199633.2Structurally deficientFairPoorFair11965
December 199534.1Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor11965
December 199434.2Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor11500
October 199234.2Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor11500
December 19907.0Structurally deficientFairPoorSerious11500