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WEST 48TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76371, -73.99338
40°45'49" N, 73°59'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 48TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245140
Location:IN 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:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 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: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,105 [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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:106.8 tons [97.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.9 tons [58.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:63.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,380,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201463.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5105
May 201263.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5105
June 201063.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5105
March 200863.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5139
May 200663.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5105
April 200463.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5105
May 200281.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5517
March 200085.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5517
January 199885.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5517
April 199666.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor5517
March 199458.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor6200
April 199262.1Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor6200
March 199059.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor6200