RTE I278 over 18TH STREET


+40.66551, -73.99638
40°39'56" N, 73°59'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over 18TH STREET
Structure number:00000000106531H
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:215.9 ft. [65.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:2013
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:74.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$12,065,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory-74.0
April 2016FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory16246764.0
April 2015FairExcellentFairSatisfactory16177162.3
April 2014FairExcellentFairSatisfactory14025962.2
May 2013FairExcellentFairFair13960062.2
May 2012FairFairFairFair13960061.2
June 2011FairFairFairFair13960061.2
April 2010FairFairSatisfactoryFair11333261.2
June 2009FairFairSatisfactoryFair11333261.2
June 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair11333263.0
May 2007FairFairFairFair11333263.0
April 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair11333248.9
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair11333248.9
August 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair11333248.9
August 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair11333248.9
June 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14932372.0
January 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14932374.0
January 1998PoorFairFairPoor11967148.0
February 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor12918748.0
September 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor12112448.0
June 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor11350548.0
November 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor15451048.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.91180310170
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,8727,2713,038384179
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,4171,295112100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,5786,4341,2878570
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,86411,8114670
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,5227,66985300
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.32626348150
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,0292,4963801530
Steel Columneach42110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.97683097490
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5757000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.13410915100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,7121,28526512438
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1661471630
Movable Bearingeach117220
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2291111
Fixed Bearingeach75020
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.148222
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.432432000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,29608690427