31ST STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, Metr


+40.77060, -73.91746
40°46'14" N, 73°55'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:31ST STREET over RTE I278, RTE I278, Metr
Structure number:000000002230657
Location:.8 MI W I278+GCP
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Total length:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:101.7 ft. [31.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1937
Year reconstructed:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,981 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
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:89.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$812,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory898189.0
November 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1949289.0
December 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1949289.0
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1949289.0
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood982989.0
September 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1949287.7
July 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1949287.7
August 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2520587.0
June 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2520590.0
September 1998PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor2520562.0
October 1996PoorFairFairPoor400042.5
August 1994PoorFairFairPoor400049.9
September 1992PoorFairPoorPoor400049.9
November 1990PoorFairPoorPoor400057.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9201,9101000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.17,05017,050000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,7549,26548630
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,9805,73025000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.102102000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.204202200
Compression Jointlinear ft.2040179250
Movable Bearingeach4031090
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4038200
Fixed Bearingeach2020000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2020000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.192192000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.635635000