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:6119.4 ft. [1865.1 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:134.5 ft. [41.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairGoodFairFair5847445.0
October 2014FairGoodFairFair5835245.0
November 2012FairGoodFairFair5840045.0
December 2010FairGoodFairFair4841645.0
November 2008FairGoodFairFair4841645.0
November 2006FairGoodFairFair2834645.0
October 2004FairGoodGoodFair2834645.0
November 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5145734.1
October 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5193322.4
October 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory6372722.4
December 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor637277.2
November 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor1194627.2
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor1194627.2
January 1991PoorPoorSeriousPoor1194622.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.10010
Fixed Bearingeach30030