LEE AVENUE over RTE I278, RTE I278


+40.70505, -73.95920
40°42'18" N, 73°57'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:14.1 ft. [4.3 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]
Operating rating:53.9 tons [49.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.9 tons [29.0 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201662.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO9985
February 201459.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO10002
February 201259.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO10000
February 201059.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO7598
April 200859.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO7609
May 200659.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO9330
April 200570.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7598
April 200459.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO7598
March 200270.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7598
April 200074.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7598
August 199862.8FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO7306
October 199646.8PoorFairFairPoorSD9278
November 199445.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD10000
December 199245.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD10000
October 199048.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD10000