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THIRD AVENUE over GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67425, -73.98869
40°40'27" N, 73°59'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:THIRD AVENUE over GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240310
Location:OVER GOWANUS CANAL
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Total length:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.4 ft. [17.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1889
Year reconstructed:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,550 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:96.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,920,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201596.1Not deficientVery GoodExcellentVery Good18550
June 201396.1Not deficientVery GoodExcellentVery Good18550
May 201195.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent19552
June 200995.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent21713
September 200782.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair19552
June 200681.9Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair19552
June 200581.9Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair19552
July 200382.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair19552
June 200183.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair18689
September 199982.9Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair20213
October 199783.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair17953
July 199564.1Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor24508
September 199348.8Structurally deficientFairPoorFair18787
August 199148.8Structurally deficientFairPoorFair18787