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WEST 38TH STREET over RTE I495

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Coordinates:
+40.75613, -73.99501
40°45'22" N, 73°59'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 38TH STREET over RTE I495
Structure number:000000005522350
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:77.8 ft. [23.7 m]
Total length:79.7 ft. [24.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.4 ft. [18.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
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]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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:9,747 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:9% 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]
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:98.5 tons [89.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:74.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$222,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201574.4Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9747
July 201374.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5584
July 201174.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5584
July 200974.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5584
October 200774.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5584
August 200574.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5584
October 200374.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5584
October 200174.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5226
September 199974.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5226
July 199763.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair5600
July 199549.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor5600
September 199349.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor5600
September 199149.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor5600