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RTE I278 over GOWANUS EXPWY., HAMILTON

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Coordinates:
+40.68306, -74.00623
40°40'59" N, 74°00'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:RTE I278 over GOWANUS EXPWY., HAMILTON
Structure number:000000001074010
Location:HAMILTON AVE.RAMP 278IX
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:189.0 ft. [57.6 m]
Total length:460.0 ft. [140.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1989
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:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,475 [as of 2003]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:62.9 tons [57.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:87.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$174,743,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201487.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15475
March 201287.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15475
March 201087.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15475
June 200887.0Functionally obsoleteGoodExcellentVery Good15475
March 200687.0Functionally obsoleteGoodExcellentVery Good15475
March 200488.0Functionally obsoleteGoodExcellentVery Good15475
April 200288.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15000
November 200092.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15000
December 199896.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood15000
November 199684.0Not deficientFairVery GoodFair15000
November 199496.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory15000
December 199295.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15000