79TH STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE


+40.62414, -74.01947
40°37'27" N, 74°01'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:79TH STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE
Structure number:000000001065260
Location:1.3MI NE JCT I278+BELT PY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:61.7 ft. [18.8 m]
Total length:241.8 ft. [73.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.5 ft. [16.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,201 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:78.9 tons [71.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:73.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$13,883,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201473.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory9201
January 201271.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory9201
January 201071.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory9201
February 200871.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodGood9201
January 200671.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodGood9201
February 200474.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood9201
February 200274.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood9201
January 200074.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood9201
January 199874.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10111
February 199646.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair10111
February 199447.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor7700
February 199247.6Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor7700
May 199049.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor7700