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BROOKLYN BRIDGE over I278 BKN-QNS EXP, EAST R

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Coordinates:
+40.70811, -73.99930
40°42'29" N, 73°59'57" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:BROOKLYN BRIDGE over I278 BKN-QNS EXP, EAST R
Structure number:000000002240019
Location:BROOKLYN BR OVER EAST RVR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:1595.9 ft. [486.4 m]
Total length:5858.2 ft. [1785.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:11.8 ft. [3.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:132.9 ft. [40.5 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1883
Year reconstructed:2016
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:134,174 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:3.3 tons [3.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:3.3 tons [3.0 metric tons]
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$792,800,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 20140.0PoorGoodPoorPoorSD134174
October 20120.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD134200
November 20100.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD132154
October 20080.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD106392
November 20060.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD111183
November 20040.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD140479
October 20020.0PoorPoorPoorPoor-129649
November 20000.0PoorSeriousPoorPoor-129649
October 19980.0PoorSeriousSeriousPoor-129649
October 19960.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD132774
October 19940.0PoorSeriousSeriousPoorSD110432
December 199215.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD110432
December 199015.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD110432