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WEST 38TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.75769, -73.99872
40°45'28" N, 73°59'55" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 38TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245070
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:102.7 ft. [31.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1934
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,382 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:53.9 tons [49.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.9 tons [29.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:77.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$8,358,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201477.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair4382
June 201277.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair4382
October 201077.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair4949
April 200879.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair4593
September 200679.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair4382
September 200478.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair4382
June 200278.8Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair3610
May 200084.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair3610
January 199882.8Structurally deficientSeriousFairFair3610
November 199653.3Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor3610
March 199451.5Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor5600
March 199251.5Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor5600
March 199032.1Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousPoor5600