RTE 27 over RTE I278, EAST RIVER, RT


+40.70968, -73.99213
40°42'35" N, 73°59'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE 27 over RTE I278, EAST RIVER, RT
Structure number:000000002240028
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:1469.9 ft. [448.0 m]
Total length:6119.1 ft. [1865.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1909
Year reconstructed:1990
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:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:58,474 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.9 tons [29.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:45.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$235,132,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201645.0FairGoodFairFairFO58474
October 201445.0FairGoodFairFairFO58352
November 201245.0FairGoodFairFairFO58400
December 201045.0FairGoodFairFairFO48416
November 200845.0FairGoodFairFairFO48416
November 200645.0FairGoodFairFairFO28346
October 200445.0FairGoodGoodFairFO28346
November 200234.1FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO51457
October 200022.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO51933
October 199822.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-63727
December 19967.2PoorPoorPoorPoor-63727
November 19947.2PoorPoorPoorPoor-119462
December 19927.2PoorPoorPoorPoor-119462
January 19912.0PoorPoorSeriousPoor-119462