79TH STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE


+40.62414, -74.01947
40°37'27" N, 74°01'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:79TH STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE
Structure number:000000001065260
Location:1.3MI NE JCT I278+BELT PY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:61.7 ft. [18.8 m]
Total length:241.8 ft. [73.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.5 ft. [16.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,603 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:75.8 tons [68.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.4
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$13,882,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201673.4PoorPoorGoodSatisfactorySD9603
February 201473.4PoorPoorGoodSatisfactorySD9201
January 201271.4PoorPoorGoodSatisfactorySD9201
January 201071.4PoorPoorGoodSatisfactorySD9201
February 200871.4PoorPoorGoodGoodSD9201
January 200671.4PoorPoorGoodGoodSD9201
February 200474.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO9201
February 200274.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO9201
January 200074.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO9201
January 199874.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO10111
February 199646.6PoorPoorPoorFairSD10111
February 199447.6PoorPoorPoorPoorSD7700
February 199247.6PoorPoorFairPoorSD7700
May 199049.6PoorFairFairPoorSD7700