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WEST 53RD STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76688, -73.99116
40°46'01" N, 73°59'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 53RD STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245180
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Total length:76.8 ft. [23.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Skew angle:17°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1936
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:5,154 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:101.8 tons [92.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:73.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$879,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201473.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory5154
May 201273.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory5200
June 201073.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory4732
April 200873.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory5285
October 200673.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4732
November 200473.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory4732
May 200273.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory4421
April 200077.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4421
January 199877.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory4421
April 199649.0Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor8900
March 199438.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor8900
April 199242.8Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor8900
March 199046.4Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor8900