LEE AVENUE over RTE I278, RTE I278


+40.70495, -73.95909
40°42'18" N, 73°57'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LEE AVENUE over RTE I278, RTE I278
Structure number:000000001065470
Location:2.8 MI SW JCT I278+I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:2
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,985 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:62.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$3,940,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory998562.2
February 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1000259.2
February 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1000059.2
February 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory759859.4
April 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory760959.4
May 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory933059.3
April 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory759870.6
April 2004FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory759859.4
March 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory759870.6
April 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory759874.8
August 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair730662.8
October 1996PoorFairFairPoor927846.8
November 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor1000045.0
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor1000045.0
October 1990PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1000048.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.938093800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,15407,8083,3460
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,74206,74200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,31404,31400
Steel Columneach50500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.520052000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.126012600
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6306300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.620062000
Compression Jointlinear ft.189618300
Movable Bearingeach2231540
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8080000
Other Bearingeach1010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2020000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.210210000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.800800000