Eight Avenue over NY & Atlantic/L, NYCTA S


+40.63451, -74.01051
40°38'04" N, 74°00'38" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Eight Avenue over NY & Atlantic/L, NYCTA S
Structure number:000000002243610
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:147.0 ft. [44.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.8 ft. [22.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1912
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,645 [as of 2009]
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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Inventory rating:69.9 tons [63.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:93.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$6,098,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201593.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodExcellentVery Good6645
July 201393.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodExcellentVery Good6645
September 201193.6Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good9156
October 200993.5Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good10020
October 200793.6Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good9156
August 200593.6Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good9156
November 200335.3Not deficientExcellentExcellentGood9156
March 20032.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair9156
November 200114.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair9156
May 20009.9Structurally deficientPoorFairFair9156
October 19992.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair9156
July 19982.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair9156
October 19979.9Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor9156
September 19962.0Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor7900
November 19952.0Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor7900
December 19942.0Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor7900
April 199236.8Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor7900
March 199028.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor7900