RTE 27 over RTE I278, EAST RIVER, RT


+40.70968, -73.99213
40°42'35" N, 73°59'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE 27 over RTE I278, EAST RIVER, RT
Structure number:000000002240028
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:1469.9 ft. [448.0 m]
Total length:6119.1 ft. [1865.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1909
Year reconstructed:1990
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:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:58,352 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.9 tons [29.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:45.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$94,530,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201445.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair58352
November 201245.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair58400
December 201045.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair48416
November 200845.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair48416
November 200645.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair28346
October 200445.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair28346
November 200234.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory51457
October 200022.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory51933
20000.0Not applicable---63600
October 199822.4Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory63727
December 19967.2Not deficientPoorPoorPoor63727
November 19947.2Not deficientPoorPoorPoor119462
December 19927.2Not deficientPoorPoorPoor119462
January 19912.0Not deficientPoorSeriousPoor119462