79TH STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE


+40.62427, -74.01938
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:242.1 ft. [73.8 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:73.4
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$13,882,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2016PoorPoorGoodSatisfactory960373.4
February 2014PoorPoorGoodSatisfactory920173.4
January 2012PoorPoorGoodSatisfactory920171.4
January 2010PoorPoorGoodSatisfactory920171.4
February 2008PoorPoorGoodGood920171.4
January 2006PoorPoorGoodGood920171.4
February 2004GoodGoodGoodGood920174.4
February 2002GoodGoodGoodGood920174.4
January 2000GoodGoodGoodGood920174.4
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1011174.4
February 1996PoorPoorPoorFair1011146.6
February 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor770047.6
February 1992PoorPoorFairPoor770047.6
May 1990PoorFairFairPoor770049.6