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BROOKLYN BRIDGE over I278 BKN-QNS EXP, EAST R

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Coordinates:
+40.70810, -73.99951
40°42'29" N, 73°59'58" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:131.2 ft. [40.0 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: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:136,657 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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]
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$756,870,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2016PoorVery GoodPoorPoor1366570.0
December 2014PoorGoodPoorPoor1341740.0
October 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor1342000.0
November 2010PoorPoorPoorPoor1321540.0
October 2008PoorPoorPoorPoor1063920.0
November 2006PoorPoorPoorPoor1111830.0
November 2004PoorPoorPoorPoor1404790.0
October 2002PoorPoorPoorPoor1296490.0
November 2000PoorSeriousPoorPoor1296490.0
October 1998PoorSeriousSeriousPoor1296490.0
October 1996PoorSeriousSeriousSerious1327740.0
October 1994PoorSeriousSeriousPoor1104320.0
December 1992PoorPoorSeriousPoor11043215.0
December 1990PoorSeriousSeriousSerious11043215.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.55,32853,33621,9900
Steel Trusslinear ft.14,8972,897012,0000
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.9789260
Masonry Archlinear ft.2140871270
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.48,49738,622269,8463
Substructure
Steel Columneach41030
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.105070350
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.5950805150
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach95130
Fixed Bearingeach40040