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RTE I278 over BRONX RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.82283, -73.88467
40°49'22" N, 73°53'05" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over BRONX RIVER
Structure number:000000002066671
Location:.1MI E I278+I878
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:95.8 ft. [29.2 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:55,675 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:73.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$39,372,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5567573.0
October 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5567562.5
October 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood9840072.0
October 2011FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9840072.0
November 2009FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood10469872.0
July 2007FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood13120672.0
July 2005FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9840072.0
June 2003FairExcellentSatisfactoryGood9840072.0
July 2001FairExcellentSatisfactoryGood9977468.1
July 1999FairExcellentFairGood10488845.0
November 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6532368.1
July 1995FairVery GoodFairFair6435056.9
August 1993FairVery GoodFairFair4157555.9
November 1991PoorFairPoorFair6366328.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6085545130
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,5283,4448400
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,9203,52839200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,8601,67418060
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.980352226060
Substructure
Steel Columneach21100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.400400000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.140140000
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.5,5965,596000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.909909000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.2804023820
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach8181000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.192192000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1121021000