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WEST 55TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76821, -73.99044
40°46'06" N, 73°59'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 55TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245360
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 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]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1935
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:6,475 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:91.9 tons [83.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:54.9 tons [49.9 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:73.6
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$1,096,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201473.6Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood6475
May 201273.6Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood6475
July 201073.6Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood6475
April 200869.1Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood6475
December 200673.6Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood6475
December 200473.6Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood6475
June 200273.5Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood8118
April 200077.5Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory8118
January 199877.5Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory8118
April 199663.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair8118
March 199450.6Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor2400
March 199250.6Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor2400
March 199050.6Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor2400