RTE I278 over I278 WESTBOUND, TO & FRO


+40.60250, -74.05767
40°36'09" N, 74°03'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over I278 WESTBOUND, TO & FRO
Structure number:00000000552121E
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:140.8 ft. [42.9 m]
Total length:2188.1 ft. [666.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1961
Year reconstructed:1967
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:16
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: October 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:182,676 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:62.9 tons [57.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:62.3
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$95,223,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201662.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair182676
October 201463.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
October 201263.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
October 201063.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
October 200863.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
October 200663.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
October 200449.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
October 200249.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
August 200049.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
August 199849.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair169791
August 199629.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor169791
July 199429.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor169791
September 199229.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor169791
July 199050.3Structurally deficientFairFairPoor169791