+40.52525, -74.23929
40°31'31" N, 74°14'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE 440 over ARTHUR KILL
Structure number:000000005523069
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:2099.8 ft. [640.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1962
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:81,597 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:4% 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 condition. [5]
Operating rating:63.9 tons [58.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:49.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$13,666,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201449.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory81597
September 201247.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory81600
September 201047.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory81597
September 200847.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory81219
August 200647.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair89843
August 200447.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair83846
October 200241.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair94000
September 200039.1Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory94000
September 199839.1Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory94000
August 199623.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair94000
September 199423.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair94000
November 199233.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair94000
October 199014.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor70000