RTE 278 over RTE I278, 278I 278IX2MR1


+40.71063, -73.95564
40°42'38" N, 73°57'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE 278 over RTE I278, 278I 278IX2MR1
Structure number:000000001076460
Location:2.4 MI SW JCT I278 & I495
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Total length:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: August 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:114,737 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Operating rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.9 tons [27.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:31.1
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$5,305,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201631.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD114737
July 201531.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD122844
July 201431.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD122844
June 201335.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD122844
July 201254.7PoorPoorFairFairSD122800
July 201169.8PoorPoorFairFairSD4976
April 201069.0PoorPoorFairFairSD15625
August 200969.0PoorPoorFairFairSD15625
July 200764.8PoorPoorFairFairSD16799
June 200560.7PoorPoorFairFairSD4976
July 200362.9PoorPoorGoodFairSD4976
May 200178.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO9808
September 199978.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO9808
September 199747.7PoorPoorSatisfactoryPoorSD9808
June 199549.7PoorPoorPoorPoorSD11500
October 199346.5PoorPoorFairPoorSD11500
November 199144.4PoorPoorFairPoorSD11500