+40.68401, -74.00154
40°41'02" N, 74°00'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:UNION STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278
Structure number:000000002230360
Location:.3 MI NE I278+BATTERY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Total length:80.7 ft. [24.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.4 ft. [18.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1952
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,132 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:90.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$5,095,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201490.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory3132
March 201291.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory3132
April 201091.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory3132
April 200891.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory3174
February 200691.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory3132
March 200491.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory3132
April 200291.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory2668
March 200091.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory2668
April 199880.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair2668
June 199664.0Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor2668
July 199447.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor8900
June 199247.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor8900
January 199049.0Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor8900