RTE 278 over RTE I278, 278I 278IX2MR1


+40.71063, -73.95564
40°42'38" N, 73°57'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE 278 over RTE I278, 278I 278IX2MR1
Structure number:000000001076460
Location:2.4 MI SW JCT I278 & I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Total length:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: August 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:114,737 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:9% 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 replacement [2]
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:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.9 tons [27.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:31.1
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$5,305,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201631.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair114737
July 201531.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair122844
July 201431.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair122844
June 201335.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair122844
July 201254.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair122800
July 201169.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair4976
April 201069.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair15625
August 200969.0Structurally deficientPoorFairFair15625
July 200764.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair16799
June 200560.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair4976
July 200362.9Structurally deficientPoorGoodFair4976
May 200178.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory9808
September 199978.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory9808
September 199747.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryPoor9808
June 199549.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor11500
October 199346.5Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor11500
November 199144.4Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor11500