RTE I278 over RTE I495, RTE I278, RTE


+40.73440, -73.92229
40°44'04" N, 73°55'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over RTE I495, RTE I278, RTE
Structure number:000000001065569
Location:JCT I278 & I495
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:182.8 ft. [55.7 m]
Total length:587.0 ft. [178.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:105.6 ft. [32.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:150,620 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:89.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$3,303,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood15062089.0
July 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood14861688.9
August 2012FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood14210088.9
August 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood11037488.9
August 2008FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood8810188.9
July 2006FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good11037484.9
May 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good11037484.9
July 2002FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9132784.8
March 2000FairFairGoodSatisfactory9132785.8
May 1998FairFairGoodGood9119985.8
May 1996PoorPoorFairPoor16863956.7
April 1994PoorPoorFairPoor12432357.0
May 1992PoorPoorFairPoor16355864.0
May 1990PoorPoorFairPoor16355864.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,5537,553000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.129,031125,44403,5870
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.61,29756,2235,044300
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.61,29761,00029520
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1313000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.112112000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2241939220
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.216216000
Compression Jointlinear ft.2280451830
Elastomeric Bearingeach6564010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6561040
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,16292302390
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,7431,742010