+40.79708, -73.82662
40°47'49" N, 73°49'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:RTE I678 over EAST RIVER
Structure number:000000005521229
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:2300.0 ft. [701.0 m]
Total length:6886.5 ft. [2098.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:2015
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
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: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:105,447 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$792,800,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201558.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory105447
October 201320.6Not deficientFairFairFair140410
November 201137.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair140400
October 200935.2Structurally deficientPoorFairFair117533
September 200733.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair108813
September 200531.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair138423
September 200331.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair138423
August 200131.7Structurally deficientPoorFairFair144989
August 199933.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair140949
July 199717.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorSerious135796
November 19954.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious135796
August 19944.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious135796
October 19924.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious105100