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THOMSON AVENUE over AMTRAK YARD, LONG ISLAN

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Coordinates:
+40.74582, -73.94024
40°44'45" N, 73°56'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:THOMSON AVENUE over AMTRAK YARD, LONG ISLAN
Structure number:000000002247300
Location:IN LONG ISLAND CITY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:765.8 ft. [233.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:42°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1908
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:14
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:58,840 [as of 1999]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:90.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,384,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201490.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good58840
December 201290.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good58840
December 201090.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good42890
November 200890.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good42890
October 200690.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodGood58840
September 200490.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodGood58840
December 200290.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood58840
August 200094.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood58840
September 199830.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory58840
September 199679.6Not deficientFairVery GoodFair48936
June 199480.8Not deficientFairVery GoodFair47000
August 199280.8Not deficientFairVery GoodFair47000
March 199221.7Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor47000