+40.69993, -73.96173
40°41'60" N, 73°57'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over KENT AVENUE
Structure number:000000001065449
Location:3.2 MI SW JCT I278 + I495
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:97.8 ft. [29.8 m]
Total length:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:96.5 ft. [29.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:102.4 ft. [31.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:145,240 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:92.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$12,495,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017GoodGoodVery GoodGood14524092.0
February 2016GoodGoodVery GoodGood11473792.0
February 2014GoodGoodVery GoodGood12284492.0
February 2012GoodGoodVery GoodGood12280092.0
February 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood10685892.0
April 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood10685892.0
February 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood10475792.0
February 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood12357392.0
March 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood12309592.0
January 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood12309592.0
January 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13744192.0
January 1996PoorPoorSatisfactoryPoor10114062.0
January 1994PoorPoorSatisfactoryPoor10114062.0
January 1992PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory11350595.0
January 1990FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory11229798.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5681,568000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,906012,90600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,2169,41480020
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.9,4339,433000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2222101110
Compression Jointlinear ft.222002220
Elastomeric Bearingeach3202840
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.128012800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.306306000