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BROOKLYN BRIDGE over I278 BKN-QNS EXP, EAST R

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Coordinates:
+40.70811, -73.99930
40°42'29" N, 73°59'57" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BROOKLYN BRIDGE over I278 BKN-QNS EXP, EAST R
Structure number:000000002240019
Location:BROOKLYN BR OVER EAST RVR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:1595.9 ft. [486.4 m]
Total length:5858.2 ft. [1785.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:132.9 ft. [40.5 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1883
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:134,174 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:3.3 tons [3.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:3.3 tons [3.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$792,800,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 20140.0Structurally deficientGoodPoorPoor134174
October 20120.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor134200
November 20100.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor132154
October 20080.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor106392
November 20060.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor111183
November 20040.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor140479
October 20020.0Not deficientPoorPoorPoor129649
November 20000.0Not deficientSeriousPoorPoor129649
October 19980.0Not deficientSeriousSeriousPoor129649
October 19960.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious132774
October 19940.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousPoor110432
December 199215.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor110432
December 199015.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious110432