RTE I278 over 3RD AVENUE


+40.63984, -74.02162
40°38'23" N, 74°01'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over 3RD AVENUE
Structure number:00000000106531C
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:79.7 ft. [24.3 m]
Total length:546.0 ft. [166.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 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:9
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]
Average daily traffic:140,259 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$5,253,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201576.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory140259
July 201462.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory10453
June 201364.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory10453
July 201175.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory10453
July 200976.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10453
July 200777.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood10453
July 200577.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood10453
July 200376.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood10453
August 200174.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory104625
July 199976.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory104625
June 199764.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair104625
April 199634.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor104625
June 199548.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor104625
September 199336.9Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor104625
August 199166.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor104625