RTE I278 over RTE I278


+40.60321, -74.05466
40°36'12" N, 74°03'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over RTE I278
Structure number:00000000552121G
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:159.8 ft. [48.7 m]
Total length:2015.8 ft. [614.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:99°
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]
Number of main spans:16
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:182,676 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.0 tons [19.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:59.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$81,438,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201459.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory182676
November 201259.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood182676
November 201159.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood182700
November 201059.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood202650
October 200858.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood202650
October 200658.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood202650
October 200477.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood202650
September 200276.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood190745
August 200076.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood184242
September 199876.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood182039
September 199647.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor118957
September 199447.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor168500
June 199248.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair168500
May 199032.0Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor168500