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I-78 WB over SOUTH BR. RARITAN RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.63293, -74.91045
40°37'59" N, 74°54'38" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-78 WB over SOUTH BR. RARITAN RIVER
Structure number:1016157
Location:1.34 MI West of RT 31
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Total length:217.9 ft. [66.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:55,580 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:42.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$312,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5558042.3
April 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5503045.0
May 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5410045.1
June 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5300056.9
June 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5190057.0
June 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood4982469.6
June 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood4479770.2
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood3732573.1
April 2001GoodGoodGoodGood3732572.9
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood3675073.0
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2850074.0
September 1994GoodGoodGoodGood2850057.5
September 1992GoodGoodGoodGood2850057.5
September 1990GoodVery GoodGoodGood2195058.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,3021,1111453610
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,2419,646570250
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1001464220
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.110782210
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.1881394900
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1201200
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.65460212400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6351,5855000