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WEST 42ND STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.75990, -73.99613
40°45'36" N, 73°59'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 42ND STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245210
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Total length:102.7 ft. [31.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:
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:4
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: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,134 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Inventory rating:90.9 tons [82.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:92.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$18,586,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201492.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory15134
July 201292.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory15200
August 201092.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16437
December 200892.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16437
September 200692.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16437
October 200492.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16437
July 200292.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory14955
November 200077.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory14955
September 199877.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory14955
November 199647.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor16806
May 199443.7Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor16300
May 199243.7Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor16300
March 199041.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor16300