WEST 53 ST over N & S RTA 63 RR


+41.47000, -81.72333
41°28'12" N, 81°43'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:WEST 53 ST over N & S RTA 63 RR
Structure number:1866702
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Total length:137.5 ft. [41.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1920
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
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: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,737 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:106.9 tons [97.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:106.9 tons [97.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:86.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,050,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201586.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentVery GoodVery Good6737
April 201388.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentVery GoodVery Good6737
April 201288.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentVery GoodVery Good6737
April 201186.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent6737
April 201086.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent6737
April 200987.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent6737
April 200330.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
July 200230.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
May 200030.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
May 199930.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
May 199830.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
May 199730.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
August 199630.2Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
August 199530.1Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
March 199430.1Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500
November 199130.1Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSerious2500