I 295 S & US 40 W over DELAWARE RIVER


+39.69278, -75.52944
39°41'34" N, 75°31'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 295 S & US 40 W over DELAWARE RIVER
Structure number:1737B056
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:2150.0 ft. [655.3 m]
Total length:10796.5 ft. [3290.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.7 ft. [17.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:173.9 ft. [53.0 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:46,830 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.9 tons [26.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:56.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201556.5FairSatisfactoryFairGood-46830
May 201356.4FairGoodFairGood-48112
April 201356.4FairGoodFairGood-48112
April 201168.2GoodGoodGoodGood-46483
October 200968.2GoodGoodGoodGood-46130
October 200768.0GoodGoodGoodGood-48487
July 200571.1GoodGoodGoodGood-48502
October 200265.4GoodGoodGoodGood-44901
July 200165.4GoodGoodGoodGood-44901
August 199965.6GoodGoodGoodGood-43282
May 199766.3GoodGoodGoodGood-37970
July 199567.0GoodGoodGoodGood-37970
August 199372.5GoodGoodGoodGood-37785
December 199055.1FairFairFairGood-68053

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,9726,9412290
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.36,59331,1043,6591,8300
Steel Stringerlinear ft.126,365119,2956,89416115
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.449,707267,575112,42767,4562,249
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.560,492555,8633,1211,5080
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.560,492560,1141082700
Steel Trusslinear ft.22,16521,1508351800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.667,809467,466133,56266,7810
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.7,5697,569000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.48,74443,8624,87480
Steel Secondary Cableeach2762470227
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.17,77915,9841,778134
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.17,98017,87328718
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.107,91270,13526,97810,7918
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,0003,5001,0005000
Steel Gusset Plateeach2,3892,3632240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.39,19827,4387,8403,9200
Reinforced Concrete Columneach824717180
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.1,6721,50316720
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.559,275251,673139,819111,85555,928
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.128126200
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.417417000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3623940
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3,8482,5019623850
Compression Jointlinear ft.2,4441,52361124466
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.104782600
Movable Bearingeach1,2957502852600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,7704,4981,7121,5600
Fixed Bearingeach1,239839320800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,4345,0321,9224800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.44,50644,506000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.135,27199,96533,8181,353135