31ST AVENUE over RTE I278


+40.75769, -73.90052
40°45'28" N, 73°54'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:31ST AVENUE over RTE I278
Structure number:000000002230730
Location:.3 MI N JCT I278 & SH 25A
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:81.7 ft. [24.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,567 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:98.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$9,215,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good1156798.0
June 2015GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good798098.0
June 2013GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good1117598.0
July 2011GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good1117598.0
July 2009GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1136498.0
July 2007GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1117598.0
August 2005GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1117598.0
August 2003GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1117597.0
March 2003PoorPoorSeriousFair1117532.0
May 2001PoorPoorSeriousFair1117532.0
February 2000PoorPoorSeriousPoor1117532.0
March 1999PoorPoorSeriousPoor1117532.0
June 1998PoorPoorSeriousPoor1085832.0
June 1997PoorPoorSeriousFair1085832.0
July 1996PoorPoorSeriousPoor1085832.0
June 1995PoorPoorSeriousPoor1085632.0
June 1994PoorPoorSeriousPoor1065032.0
June 1993PoorPoorSeriousPoor1065032.0
May 1992PoorPoorSeriousPoor1065032.0
October 1991PoorPoorSeriousPoor1065032.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.952095200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,56808,56800
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,54905,54900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,4003,400000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164016400
Elastomeric Bearingeach2802800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2802800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.136136000