RTE I278 over RTE 440


+40.61293, -74.15488
40°36'47" N, 74°09'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over RTE 440
Structure number:000000001067701
Location:JCT I278+440
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:13°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:60,656 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:56.9 tons [51.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:88.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,572,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201488.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory60656
April 201288.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory60656
April 201088.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood60656
July 200888.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood59339
March 200688.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood60656
April 200489.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood60656
April 200289.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood60538
February 200087.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood65048
April 199888.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood56458
July 199669.2Structurally deficientPoorFairFair60294
June 199453.3Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor48816
July 199251.2Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor64155
June 199051.7Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor60371