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EAST 34TH STREET over PARK AVE(TUNNEL)

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Coordinates:
+40.74843, -73.98033
40°44'54" N, 73°58'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:EAST 34TH STREET over PARK AVE(TUNNEL)
Structure number:000000002246540
Location:MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:1000.0 ft. [304.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:10.2 ft. [3.1 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1919
Year reconstructed:1972
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,443 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:54.2 tons [49.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.7 tons [20.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:36.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$44,780,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201436.5Structurally deficientPoorFairFair19443
September 201236.5Structurally deficientPoorFairFair19443
November 201035.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair20576
November 200835.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair20576
August 200641.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair19443
August 200441.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair19443
September 200341.8Structurally deficientPoorFairFair19443
September 19980.0Not applicablePoorFairFair23910
19920.0Not deficient---19500