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UNITED NATIONS PL over FIRST AVE TUNNEL

Map 

Coordinates:
+40.75073, -73.96837
40°45'03" N, 73°58'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:UNITED NATIONS PL over FIRST AVE TUNNEL
Structure number:000000002246570
Location:IN MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Total length:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:137.8 ft. [42.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,045 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:87.2 tons [79.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.9 tons [32.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:93.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$53,474,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201493.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6045
May 201293.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6000
June 201093.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
July 200893.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
August 200693.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
July 200493.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
October 200292.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
October 200092.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
October 199892.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15260
December 199647.6Structurally deficientFairPoorFair15260
October 199446.8Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory30000
June 199278.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory30000
May 199078.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory30000