+40.79884, -73.91919
40°47'56" N, 73°55'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over CITY STS & BRX.KL, EAST
Structure number:000000005521889
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:1380.0 ft. [420.6 m]
Total length:13110.5 ft. [3995.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:90.6 ft. [27.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:140.8 ft. [42.9 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:2008
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:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:154,826 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:40.8
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 201440.8Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory154826
October 201240.8Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory154800
October 201040.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory116200
November 200840.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair165633
October 200642.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory164400
October 200442.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair116200
October 200225.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor116200
October 200025.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor116200
November 199828.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor116200
October 19962.0Structurally deficientSeriousPoorSerious116200
October 19942.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious117200
November 19920.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious130836
November 19900.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious130836