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WEST 50TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76498, -73.99249
40°45'54" N, 73°59'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 50TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245340
Location:IN WEST 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:67.9 ft. [20.7 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:18.4 ft. [5.6 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:5,021 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:4% 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: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:71.1 tons [64.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.3 tons [27.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:59.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$6,138,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201459.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5021
May 201259.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5021
May 201059.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5021
April 200859.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5021
October 200659.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5021
November 200459.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5021
May 200258.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5381
March 200062.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5381
January 199862.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair5381
March 199642.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor5381
March 199443.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor1600
April 199246.6Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor1600
March 199044.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor1600