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WEST 49TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76435, -73.99294
40°45'52" N, 73°59'35" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:WEST 49TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245150
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: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:3
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:7,974 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:52.9 tons [48.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:71.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$8,570,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201471.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair7974
May 201271.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair7700
May 201071.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair6898
April 200853.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair7891
December 200653.9Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair6898
November 200453.9Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair6898
June 200253.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair6447
March 200057.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair6447
January 199857.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair6447
April 199640.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor5000
March 199441.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor5000
April 199243.1Structurally deficientFairFairPoor5000
March 199041.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor5000