RT 501 (JFK BLVD) over NJ 139


+40.73889, -74.06222
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:14.1 ft. [4.3 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]
Operating rating:99.7 tons [90.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:82.8 tons [75.3 metric tons]
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201673.2PoorPoorFairFairSD25220
August 201473.3PoorPoorFairFairSD24717
September 201273.4PoorPoorFairFairSD24300
September 201073.4PoorPoorFairFairSD24300
October 200873.5PoorPoorFairFairSD23800
October 200673.7PoorPoorFairFairSD22831
October 200475.9FairFairFairFairFO22496
August 200268.7FairFairFairFairFO61550
August 200068.7FairFairFairFairFO61550
August 199868.9FairFairFairFairFO60343
July 199681.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO58000
March 199467.6FairFairFairFairFO47700
October 199167.6FairFairFairFairFO47700