Delancey Street over FDR DRIVE, EAST RIVER, L


+40.71498, -73.97628
40°42'54" N, 73°58'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Delancey Street over FDR DRIVE, EAST RIVER, L
Structure number:000000002240039
Purpose:Carries highway and railroad over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:1599.8 ft. [487.6 m]
Total length:6668.3 ft. [2032.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:76.4 ft. [23.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1903
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:83,754 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:56.8 tons [51.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:47.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$91,768,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201647.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO83754
October 201448.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO54948
October 201238.1FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO54948
November 201047.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-78223
October 200847.1FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-96576
November 200647.1FairExcellentSatisfactoryVery Good-71143
October 200420.6FairExcellentFairGood-54948
August 200231.4GoodExcellentVery GoodGood-98746
December 20000.0PoorFairPoorFairSD98746
November 19980.0PoorPoorSeriousFairSD98746
October 19960.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD94898
December 19940.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD94898
December 19920.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD94898
January 19910.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD94898