+40.60652, -74.08269
40°36'23" N, 74°04'58" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over MOSEL AVE
Structure number:000000001067821
Location:2.7MI W JCT I278+BELT PKY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:79.7 ft. [24.3 m]
Total length:176.8 ft. [53.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:63,028 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:104.8 tons [95.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:58.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$16,689,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201558.3Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair63028
July 201456.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair63028
October 201341.7Structurally deficientFairGoodPoor63050
June 201256.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair63050
June 201052.2Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair123510
August 200852.2Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair123510
May 200653.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair123510
May 200453.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair123510
May 200255.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair123271
March 200052.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodFair184242
June 199951.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair173433
March 199820.0Structurally deficientFairGoodSerious170105
June 199636.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryPoor84150
October 199437.8Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor56205
October 199238.0Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor54824
September 199057.5Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryPoor54824