Delancey Street over FDR DRIVE, EAST RIVER, L


+40.71498, -73.97628
40°42'54" N, 73°58'35" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Delancey Street over FDR DRIVE, EAST RIVER, L
Structure number:000000002240039
Purpose:Carries highway and railroad over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:1599.8 ft. [487.6 m]
Total length:6668.3 ft. [2032.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:76.4 ft. [23.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1903
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:83,754 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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: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 minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:56.8 tons [51.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:47.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$91,768,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201647.8Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory83754
October 201448.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory54948
October 201238.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory54948
November 201047.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory78223
October 200847.1Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory96576
November 200647.1Not deficientExcellentSatisfactoryVery Good71143
October 200420.6Not deficientExcellentFairGood54948
August 200231.4Not deficientExcellentVery GoodGood98746
December 20000.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair98746
November 19980.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair98746
October 19960.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious94898
December 19940.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious94898
December 19920.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious94898
January 19910.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious94898