+40.82283, -73.88467
40°49'22" N, 73°53'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over BRONX RIVER
Structure number:000000002066672
Location:.1 MI E I278+I878
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:107.0 ft. [32.6 m]
Total length:309.7 ft. [94.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:55,675 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
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:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:67.7 tons [61.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.2 tons [16.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:54.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$34,092,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201554.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory55675
October 201361.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory98400
October 201161.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory98400
December 201061.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory104698
November 200961.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory104698
July 200772.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory131206
July 200572.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory98400
June 200372.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory98400
July 200168.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory97753
July 199968.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory84644
November 199757.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair94556
July 199543.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor64350
August 199343.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair41575
November 199143.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor63663