RT 501 (JFK BLVD) over NJ 139


+40.73887, -74.06228
40°44'20" N, 74°03'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RT 501 (JFK BLVD) over NJ 139
Structure number:0904150
Location:0.3 M E OF TONNELLE AVE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Total length:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:97.1 ft. [29.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1926
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,220 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:73.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$8,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016PoorPoorFairFair2522073.2
August 2014PoorPoorFairFair2471773.3
September 2012PoorPoorFairFair2430073.4
September 2010PoorPoorFairFair2430073.4
October 2008PoorPoorFairFair2380073.5
October 2006PoorPoorFairFair2283173.7
October 2004FairFairFairFair2249675.9
August 2002FairFairFairFair6155068.7
August 2000FairFairFairFair6155068.7
August 1998FairFairFairFair6034368.9
July 1996FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory5800081.9
March 1994FairFairFairFair4770067.6
October 1991FairFairFairFair4770067.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9201,5801002400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.41008090240
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,8945,902303,9620
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,1205,86532520
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2000125750
Compression Jointlinear ft.200019910
Movable Bearingeach50500
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach3703700
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.20410104900