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WESTCHESTER AVE over NYCTA PELHAM LINE, BRONX

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Coordinates:
+40.82819, -73.88391
40°49'41" N, 73°53'02" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WESTCHESTER AVE over NYCTA PELHAM LINE, BRONX
Structure number:000000002240180
Location:OVER BRONX RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:73.8 ft. [22.5 m]
Total length:73.8 ft. [22.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.4 ft. [18.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1937
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,439 [as of 1999]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,634,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201592.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9439
August 201392.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9439
September 201192.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9439
September 200992.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9439
July 200792.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9439
July 200592.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9439
June 200392.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9439
July 200192.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9439
August 199992.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory9439
November 199790.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory23400
July 199576.6Structurally deficientPoorFairFair23400
August 199379.8Not deficient-FairFair23400
October 199180.7Not deficient-SatisfactoryFair23400