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RTE I278 over GOWANUS EXPWY., HAMILTON

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Coordinates:
+40.67952, -74.00396
40°40'46" N, 74°00'14" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over GOWANUS EXPWY., HAMILTON
Structure number:000000001074010
Location:HAMILTON AVE.RAMP 278IX
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:189.0 ft. [57.6 m]
Total length:460.0 ft. [140.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1989
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:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:87.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$82,999,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-87.0
March 2014GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1547587.0
March 2012GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1547587.0
March 2010GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1547587.0
June 2008GoodGoodExcellentVery Good1547587.0
March 2006GoodGoodExcellentVery Good1547587.0
March 2004GoodGoodExcellentVery Good1547588.0
April 2002GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1500088.0
November 2000GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1500092.0
December 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1500096.0
November 1996FairFairVery GoodFair1500084.0
November 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1500096.0
December 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1500095.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,0232,023000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,63233,676009,956
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,69913,699000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,7737,773000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6058200
Steel Pileeach22000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.8308300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,91401,31102,603
Joints
Assembly with Sealeach60255030
Bearings
Pot Bearingeach1814004
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7200072
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0551,055000