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PARK AVE. VIADUCT over 42ND STREET, 41ST STREET

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Coordinates:
+40.75211, -73.97765
40°45'08" N, 73°58'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:PARK AVE. VIADUCT over 42ND STREET, 41ST STREET
Structure number:000000002246550
Location:MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:78.7 ft. [24.0 m]
Total length:514.8 ft. [156.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1917
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:10
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:13,865 [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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:43.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$19,423,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201543.5Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory13865
December 201444.6Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory13865
November 201342.7Structurally deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
December 201242.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
December 201142.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
December 201042.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
October 200944.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16224
November 200844.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryVery Good16224
December 200744.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16224
December 200642.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
November 200542.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
December 200442.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
October 200342.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory28161
October 200241.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory33515
October 200141.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory33515
September 200041.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory33515
December 19992.0Structurally deficientFairSeriousSerious33515
October 19982.0Structurally deficientFairSeriousSerious31327
November 19972.0Structurally deficientFairSeriousFair31327
November 19962.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious31327
December 19952.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious31327
December 19942.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious24000
October 19932.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious24000
November 19922.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair24000
September 19902.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair24000