BELL BLVD over RTE I495, RTE I495


+40.74748, -73.76136
40°44'51" N, 73°45'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:14.1 ft. [4.3 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 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,653 [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]
Operating rating:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$2,627,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201665.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD7653
June 201565.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD7650
June 201465.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD7650
June 201365.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD7683
July 201265.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD7700
July 201165.3PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD9146
July 201065.3PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD9146
August 200965.3PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD9664
April 200881.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO9615
May 200781.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO9615
March 200670.1FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO9146
April 200463.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO9146
June 200262.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO9146
June 200152.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO9146
April 200051.7FairFairFairGoodFO9166
June 199951.7FairFairFairGoodFO9166
July 199851.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO11965
November 199752.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO11965
November 199633.2PoorFairPoorFairSD11965
December 199534.1PoorFairPoorPoorSD11965
December 199434.2PoorFairPoorPoorSD11500
October 199234.2PoorFairPoorPoorSD11500
December 19907.0PoorFairPoorSeriousSD11500