+40.58864, -73.81799
40°35'19" N, 73°49'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:RTE 900 over JAMAICA BAY
Structure number:000000005521239
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:143.1 ft. [43.6 m]
Total length:2098.9 ft. [639.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:2011
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:17
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,692 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,666,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201572.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory20692
October 201372.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory19975
October 201172.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair14835
September 200972.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair14835
August 200771.0Not deficientFairFairFair14835
July 200571.0Not deficientFairFairFair14835
August 200371.0Not deficientFairFairFair14835
June 200171.0Not deficientFairFairFair14835
June 199971.0Not deficientFairFairFair14835
April 199739.0Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor14835
November 199536.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor14835
June 199436.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor14835
June 199250.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor14835
May 199049.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor14835