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WEST 51ST STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76562, -73.99206
40°45'56" N, 73°59'31" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 51ST STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245160
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Total length:70.9 ft. [21.6 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:18.0 ft. [5.5 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:6,307 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:99.8 tons [90.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:73.6
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$4,024,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201473.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6307
May 201273.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6600
June 201073.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4589
April 200874.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6300
December 200674.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4589
November 200474.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4589
May 200274.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5306
April 200078.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5306
January 199867.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5306
April 199650.0Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor4600
March 199448.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor4600
April 199266.5Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor4600
March 199068.5Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor4600