138TH STREET over RTE I87, RTE I87


+40.81358, -73.93117
40°48'49" N, 73°55'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:138TH STREET over RTE I87, RTE I87
Structure number:000000001066790
Location:2.2 MILES S JCT I87 & I95
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:149.6 ft. [45.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:10°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,739 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:72.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$6,088,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016PoorPoorFairFair1873972.8
April 2014PoorPoorFairFair1873972.8
March 2012PoorPoorFairFair1870072.8
May 2010PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
August 2009PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
May 2008PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
June 2007PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
June 2006PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
August 2005PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
July 2004PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
June 2003PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
August 2002PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
August 2001PoorPoorFairFair3901271.5
August 2000PoorPoorPoorFair2966655.4
August 1999PoorPoorPoorFair2966655.4
October 1998PoorPoorPoorFair1970056.3
August 1997PoorPoorPoorFair1970056.3
August 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor1970054.6
July 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor1970055.3
July 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor1970055.3
September 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor1970055.3
November 1992PoorPoorSeriousSerious1970039.7
September 1990PoorPoorSeriousPoor1970039.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,1841,0791,0821013
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,120017,9281,1920
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,10009,0602,0400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,7068,706000
Steel Columneach2902522
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30,960015,48015,4800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.318031800
Fixed Bearingeach20200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2002000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1520122300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.46603261400