RTE I278 over RTE 440


+40.61293, -74.15488
40°36'47" N, 74°09'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over RTE 440
Structure number:000000001067702
Location:JCT I278+440
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Total length:109.9 ft. [33.5 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:100,851 [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:86.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$4,221,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory10085186.8
March 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory6065689.0
April 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory6065689.0
April 2010GoodGoodGoodGood6065689.0
July 2008GoodGoodGoodGood5933989.0
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood6065689.0
April 2004GoodGoodGoodGood6065690.0
April 2002GoodGoodGoodGood6053889.3
May 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory6053883.7
February 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory6504883.5
June 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory5645883.9
April 1998PoorGoodGoodSerious5589535.5
August 1997PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor6029453.7
July 1996PoorPoorFairSerious6029426.7
May 1995PoorPoorFairSerious6029427.7
June 1994PoorPoorFairSerious4881629.5
May 1992PoorFairFairPoor6415551.0
June 1990FairFairFairFair6037169.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.988988000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,1518,151000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,1014,5822,51900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,6145,614000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1010000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1281161200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.128127100
Compression Jointlinear ft.280002800
Elastomeric Bearingeach48291900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.119011900
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.208020800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.416041600