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WEST 37TH STREET over RTE I495

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Coordinates:
+40.75564, -73.99574
40°45'20" N, 73°59'45" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 37TH STREET over RTE I495
Structure number:000000005522340
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:135.8 ft. [41.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,913 [as of 2014]
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:96.1 tons [87.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:63.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,076,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201563.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4913
July 201363.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4842
July 201163.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4950
July 200974.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4413
October 200774.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4413
August 200574.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4413
October 200374.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4413
October 200174.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4413
September 199974.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4413
July 199763.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5500
July 199548.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor5500
September 199362.3Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair5500
September 199148.0Structurally deficientFairSatisfactoryPoor5500