RTE I278 over 18TH STREET


+40.66584, -73.99632
40°39'57" N, 73°59'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over 18TH STREET
Structure number:00000000106531H
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Total length:220.8 ft. [67.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.4 ft. [18.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Skew angle:33°
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:162,467 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:91.9 tons [83.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:64.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$7,430,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201664.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodFairSatisfactory162467
April 201562.3Functionally obsoleteExcellentFairSatisfactory161771
April 201462.2Functionally obsoleteExcellentFairSatisfactory140259
May 201362.2Functionally obsoleteExcellentFairFair139600
May 201261.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair139600
June 201161.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair139600
April 201061.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair113332
June 200961.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair113332
June 200863.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair113332
May 200763.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair113332
April 200648.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair113332
August 200548.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair113332
August 200448.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair113332
August 200348.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair113332
June 200272.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory149323
January 200074.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory149323
January 199848.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor119671
February 199648.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor129187
September 199448.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor121124
June 199248.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor113505
November 199048.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor154510