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CARROLL STREET over GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67826, -73.98932
40°40'42" N, 73°59'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CARROLL STREET over GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240260
Location:OVER GOWANUS CANAL
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:107.0 ft. [32.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:2.0 ft. [0.6 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1889
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:980 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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:10.0 tons [9.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.0 tons [9.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:36.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$154,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201536.2Functionally obsoleteExcellentSatisfactorySatisfactory980
October 201436.0Functionally obsoleteExcellentSatisfactoryGood980
August 201336.0Functionally obsoleteExcellentSatisfactoryGood1091
July 201262.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood900
June 201162.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood900
December 201062.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood847
June 200963.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood847
October 200863.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood866
July 200763.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood1045
August 200663.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood1144
August 200563.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood1144
August 200463.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood1144
June 200363.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1144
June 200263.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1083
June 200163.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1083
August 200067.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory973
August 199937.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory1144
December 199836.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory1042
November 199736.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousSerious1042
September 199642.6Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious1021
June 199540.7Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious937
August 199440.6Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious1432
June 199332.5Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousSerious1432
June 199231.5Structurally deficientFairSeriousFair1432
July 199122.8Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousFair1432