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WEST 207TH STREET over HARLEM RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.86250, -73.91424
40°51'45" N, 73°54'51" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 207TH STREET over HARLEM RIVER
Structure number:000000002240120
Location:OVER HARLEM RV NR FORDHAM
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Total length:547.9 ft. [167.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1904
Year reconstructed:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,260 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:57.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$31,860,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3726057.3
July 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3726057.1
September 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3730057.1
August 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3558157.5
September 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3416657.8
June 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1907861.1
June 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1907861.1
May 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4091755.0
April 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4091755.0
June 1998GoodGoodGoodGood4091755.0
October 1996FairFairFairFair2715846.5
December 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair3450048.8
November 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodFair3450048.8
October 1990PoorSeriousSeriousPoor345002.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.4,0504,050000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.27,0909,090018,0000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,00814,8931,11500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,60412,10405000
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,9201,80889230
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.44,53341,4971,2001,8306
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,4942,39460400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,58610,0962901,2000
Steel Gusset Plateeach35224496120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4881,25823000
Substructure
Steel Columneach50050
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.280230201020
Other Material Pier Walllinear ft.5050000
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.116116000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.116111500
Deck
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.16,33616,336000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.11,88010,78001,1000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.116116000
Open Jointlinear ft.116058580
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach2014600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8076004
Pot Bearingeach1111000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4444000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,6321,46701650
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,8618,18100680