RTE I278 over 3RD AVENUE


+40.63984, -74.02162
40°38'23" N, 74°01'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:14.4 ft. [4.4 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: July 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:140,259 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$5,253,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201576.0FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO140259
July 201462.2FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO10453
June 201364.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO10453
July 201175.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO10453
July 200976.0FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO10453
July 200777.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO10453
July 200577.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10453
July 200376.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10453
August 200174.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO104625
July 199976.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO104625
June 199764.0FairFairFairFairFO104625
April 199634.9PoorPoorPoorPoorSD104625
June 199548.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD104625
September 199336.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD104625
August 199166.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD104625