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WEST 43RD STREET over AMTRK W.SIDE CONN

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Coordinates:
+40.76055, -73.99562
40°45'38" N, 73°59'44" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 43RD STREET over AMTRK W.SIDE CONN
Structure number:000000002245090
Location:IN W MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Total length:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
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: April 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,340 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:101.8 tons [92.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:80.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$3,571,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201480.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6340
April 201280.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6340
May 201080.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6340
March 200863.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6660
May 200663.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6340
April 200463.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6340
May 200263.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6528
March 200067.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6528
March 199867.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6528
April 199649.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor6528
April 199446.6Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor1400
May 199246.6Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor1400
March 199060.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor1400