LEE AVENUE over RTE I278, RTE I278


+40.70505, -73.95920
40°42'18" N, 73°57'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LEE AVENUE over RTE I278, RTE I278
Structure number:000000001065470
Location:2.8 MI SW JCT I278+I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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: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: February 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,002 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.9 tons [26.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:59.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,448,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201459.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory10002
February 201259.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory10000
February 201059.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7598
April 200859.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7609
May 200659.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory9330
April 200570.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7598
April 200459.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7598
March 200270.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7598
April 200074.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7598
August 199862.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair7306
October 199646.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor9278
November 199445.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor10000
December 199245.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor10000
October 199048.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair10000