RTE I278 over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE


+40.82884, -73.84032
40°49'44" N, 73°50'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over RTE I278, RTE I278, RTE
Structure number:00000000106652A
Location:JCT I95 & I878 & I78
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:143.7 ft. [43.8 m]
Total length:1917.1 ft. [584.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
Year reconstructed:2001
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:17
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:78,101 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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: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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:89.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$43,197,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood7810189.9
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood8681390.0
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1683989.9
June 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1683989.9
June 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1683989.9
June 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1683989.9
June 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1683989.9
May 2003GoodExcellentGoodGood1683988.9
July 2001GoodExcellentGoodGood8413173.0
March 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory8413172.0
May 1998FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory8413172.0
December 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair8413162.0
October 1996PoorFairSeriousPoor8413126.6
September 1994PoorFairFairPoor8413145.6
September 1992PoorFairFairPoor8413145.6
October 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor8413143.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,07410,070400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.160,842158,5781,7545100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.71,39569,9851,41000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.65,25919,57245,68700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2014330
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3636000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.590584600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,87217,9481,0958290
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.841548210
Compression Jointlinear ft.54221315416312
Elastomeric Bearingeach1431291400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1434975190
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,8343,834000