RTE I278 over RTE 440


+40.61313, -74.15471
40°36'47" N, 74°09'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over RTE 440
Structure number:000000001067701
Location:JCT I278+440
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:13°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,691 [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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:91.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,276,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory169191.3
March 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory6065688.3
April 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory6065688.3
April 2010GoodGoodGoodGood6065688.3
July 2008GoodGoodGoodGood5933988.4
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood6065688.3
April 2004GoodGoodGoodGood6065689.3
April 2002GoodGoodGoodGood6053889.8
February 2000GoodGoodGoodGood6504887.6
April 1998GoodGoodGoodGood5645888.1
July 1996PoorPoorFairFair6029469.2
June 1994PoorPoorFairPoor4881653.3
July 1992PoorPoorFairPoor6415551.2
June 1990PoorPoorFairPoor6037151.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.918918000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,6507,650000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,1005,6821,41800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,7476,747000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach109010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.140014000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.128012800
Compression Jointlinear ft.280002800
Elastomeric Bearingeach2702700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6606600
Fixed Bearingeach2781720
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6606600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.208020170
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.412040570