+40.62489, -74.17787
40°37'30" N, 74°10'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over FOREST AVE
Structure number:000000001067651
Location:JCT I278+W SHORE EXPY
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:72.8 ft. [22.2 m]
Total length:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,963 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:71.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$321,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201471.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42963
August 201271.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42963
September 201071.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory39146
November 200869.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory77707
May 200669.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory76500
June 200472.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good42963
May 200372.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good42963
May 200273.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good38052
May 200173.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory38052
February 200073.7Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good36304
March 199861.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair35866
June 199636.6Structurally deficientSeriousFairPoor33900
June 199435.3Structurally deficientSeriousFairPoor48816
May 199238.3Structurally deficientSeriousFairPoor33498
February 199041.8Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor33900