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CONGRESS STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278

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Coordinates:
+40.68924, -73.99899
40°41'21" N, 73°59'56" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CONGRESS STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278
Structure number:000000002230390
Location:1 MI SW JCT I278&BKLYN BR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Total length:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.4 ft. [18.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,304 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:94.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,814,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good130494.0
March 2014GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good130494.0
March 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good130475.0
April 2010GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good130475.0
April 2008GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good137075.0
April 2006GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good130475.0
April 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood130471.1
April 2004PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory130432.0
April 2002FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory145874.0
November 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory145874.0
December 1998PoorPoorFairSatisfactory145861.0
November 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor145847.0
December 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor205047.0
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor205047.0
October 1991PoorPoorPoorPoor205047.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.634634000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,2825,282000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,8564,856000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,2763,276000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6666000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,00890810000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.126126000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.192192000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach2424000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9696000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.158157100