BELL BLVD over RTE I495, RTE I495


+40.74759, -73.76141
40°44'51" N, 73°45'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BELL BLVD over RTE I495, RTE I495
Structure number:000000001055319
Location:.6 MI NE JCT I295 & I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:53.8 ft. [16.4 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:101.1 ft. [30.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,473 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$11,204,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorFairPoorSatisfactory747365.4
June 2016PoorFairPoorSatisfactory765365.4
June 2015PoorFairPoorSatisfactory765065.4
June 2014PoorFairPoorSatisfactory765065.4
June 2013PoorFairPoorSatisfactory768365.4
July 2012PoorFairPoorSatisfactory770065.4
July 2011PoorFairPoorSatisfactory914665.3
July 2010PoorFairPoorSatisfactory914665.3
August 2009PoorFairPoorSatisfactory966465.3
April 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory961581.4
May 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory961581.4
March 2006FairFairFairSatisfactory914670.1
April 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood914663.0
June 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood914662.9
June 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood914652.7
April 2000FairFairFairGood916651.7
June 1999FairFairFairGood916651.7
July 1998FairFairFairSatisfactory1196551.4
November 1997FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1196552.4
November 1996PoorFairPoorFair1196533.2
December 1995PoorFairPoorPoor1196534.1
December 1994PoorFairPoorPoor1150034.2
October 1992PoorFairPoorPoor1150034.2
December 1990PoorFairPoorSerious115007.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7281,715715
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,9148,0253,879100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,98410,81401700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,1187,118000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach86110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2001693100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.100901000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.101101000
Compression Jointlinear ft.201201000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3231010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32161600
Fixed Bearingeach4884000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4848000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.216210600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.82326655700