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GREENPOINT AVENUE over LIRR, NEWTOWN CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.73390, -73.93887
40°44'02" N, 73°56'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:GREENPOINT AVENUE over LIRR, NEWTOWN CREEK
Structure number:000000002240370
Location:OVER NEWTON CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:203.8 ft. [62.1 m]
Total length:1075.8 ft. [327.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:14°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,365 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:88.2 tons [80.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$775,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201577.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair25365
August 201389.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good25365
July 201189.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good12600
August 200989.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good22746
July 200789.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good12600
October 200589.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good12600
November 200445.0Structurally deficientGoodSeriousVery Good12600
November 200345.0Structurally deficientGoodSeriousVery Good12600
December 200193.0Not deficientGoodExcellentVery Good23899
November 199993.0Not deficientVery GoodExcellentVery Good24053
October 199793.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory21909
July 199581.0Not deficientFairFairFair23129
November 199381.0Not deficientFairVery GoodFair20000
November 199193.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory20000