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BRIDGE STREET over PASSAIC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.74500, -74.16639
40°44'42" N, 74°09'59" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BRIDGE STREET over PASSAIC RIVER
Structure number:0700H03
Location:0.26 MI S OF I-280
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Total length:371.1 ft. [113.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1913
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,301 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.0 tons [20.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.5
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$86,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201648.5PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD12301
October 201448.5PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD12301
November 201248.6PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD11820
November 201048.6PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD11820
September 200848.6PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD11580
July 200651.5PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD7218
June 200449.7PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD16717
June 200249.7PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD16717
April 200249.3PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD16550
January 200049.4PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD16230
December 199749.6PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD15000
November 199549.6PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD15000
September 199351.0PoorGoodPoorGoodSD13200
April 199154.0PoorGoodPoorGoodSD13200

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2610231300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,4604,06040000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5,3312,0013,33000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.28,32025,5202,80000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,3375,336100
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.48814234060
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.36,00032,0004,00000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,298317950310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,3009,3002,00000
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.1994272850
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.366238114140
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.7,4887,488000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.2,2122,212000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.81414000
Open Jointlinear ft.8180100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach66000
Fixed Bearingeach66000
Other Bearingeach44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,5041,504000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,0006,7502,25000