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WEST 31ST STREET over AMTRAK LAYUP TRKS

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Coordinates:
+40.75227, -73.99990
40°45'08" N, 73°59'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 31ST STREET over AMTRAK LAYUP TRKS
Structure number:00000000226672A
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:199.8 ft. [60.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1910
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,181 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:96.8 tons [88.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:57.9 tons [52.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:60.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$15,358,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201460.6Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor5181
December 201255.6Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor5200
December 201055.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor4568
December 200855.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor4856
December 200655.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor4568
December 200455.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor4568
July 200244.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor4568
August 200048.9Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor4568
August 199848.9Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair4568
August 199733.8Structurally deficientFairSeriousPoor1000
December 199631.5Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor1000
January 199617.4Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor1000
November 199417.4Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor1000
December 199326.7Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor1000
December 199226.7Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor1000
September 199028.8Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor1000