+40.62489, -74.17787
40°37'30" N, 74°10'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over FOREST AVE
Structure number:000000001067651
Location:JCT I278+W SHORE EXPY
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:72.8 ft. [22.2 m]
Total length:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,018 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:88.8 tons [80.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:52.9 tons [48.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$3,434,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201671.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO38018
August 201471.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO42963
August 201271.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO42963
September 201071.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO39146
November 200869.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO77707
May 200669.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO76500
June 200472.3GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO42963
May 200372.3GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO42963
May 200273.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO38052
May 200173.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO38052
February 200073.7GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO36304
March 199861.2FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO35866
June 199636.6PoorSeriousFairPoorSD33900
June 199435.3PoorSeriousFairPoorSD48816
May 199238.3PoorSeriousFairPoorSD33498
February 199041.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD33900