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RTE I278 over MORGAN AVE., NEWTOWN CRE

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Coordinates:
+40.72799, -73.92877
40°43'41" N, 73°55'44" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:RTE I278 over MORGAN AVE., NEWTOWN CRE
Structure number:000000001075699
Location:JCT I278 & NEWTOWN CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Total length:5536.0 ft. [1687.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1973
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:22
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:148,616 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:51.9 tons [47.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:45.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$347,606,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201445.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair148616
October 201245.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair142100
November 201046.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair110374
December 200846.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair141112
November 200656.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory144450
December 200456.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory110374
November 200249.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory148809
July 200049.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair127083
August 199816.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor137532
November 199617.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious168639
October 199516.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious118376
December 199416.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious135869
October 199218.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious113505
June 199010.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious163558