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RTE I278 over WESTERN AVENUE, OLD PLAC

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Coordinates:
+40.63024, -74.18645
40°37'49" N, 74°11'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:RTE I278 over WESTERN AVENUE, OLD PLAC
Structure number:00000000552305A
Location:I278 NY/NJ BORDER
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Total length:3252.1 ft. [991.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:2006
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:43
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:76,927 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:52.9 tons [48.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:61.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$76,351,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201461.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory76927
August 201244.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory78300
August 201048.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory88600
August 200848.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory88600
August 200643.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory88600
August 200443.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory88600
July 200241.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory88600
August 200041.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory88600
October 199831.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory88600
September 199614.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor88600
September 199414.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor88600
October 199214.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor88600