RTE I278 over 3RD AVENUE


+40.63982, -74.02183
40°38'23" N, 74°01'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over 3RD AVENUE
Structure number:00000000106531C
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:79.7 ft. [24.3 m]
Total length:546.0 ft. [166.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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:9
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:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:156,128 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$10,552,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15612876.0
July 2015FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory14025976.0
July 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory1045362.2
June 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory1045364.0
July 2011FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1045375.0
July 2009FairFairSatisfactoryGood1045376.0
July 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1045377.0
July 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1045377.0
July 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1045376.0
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10462574.0
July 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10462576.0
June 1997FairFairFairFair10462564.0
April 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor10462534.9
June 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor10462548.8
September 1993PoorFairPoorPoor10462536.9
August 1991PoorPoorPoorPoor10462566.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5791,5581740
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,48412,639795050
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,09398465440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,6184,6036250390
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,41612,416000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,8339,1091,656680
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.194192200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0671,0056200
Steel Columneach85300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,0002,4802103100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2523020
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.17913930100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,5141,171260578
Pourable Jointlinear ft.179173501
Movable Bearingeach1100110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2740023
Fixed Bearingeach31110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.60204
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0931,093000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,91702,4742,4430