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RTE I495 over RTE I678, FLUSHING RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.74104, -73.83776
40°44'28" N, 73°50'16" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:RTE I495 over RTE I678, FLUSHING RIVER
Structure number:00000000105578A
Location:JCT I495 & I678
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:981.0 ft. [299.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:1994
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:17
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: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$35,057,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201584.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-
August 201484.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9932
August 201385.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9932
September 201285.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9932
October 201084.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9932
October 200884.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9932
October 200695.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood9932
October 200495.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood9932
November 200290.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood87822
November 200090.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood87822
December 199891.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood87822
December 199656.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor87822
December 199457.3Structurally deficientFairFairPoor87822
December 199254.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor87822
November 199154.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor87822