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WESTCHESTER AVE over NYCTA PELHAM LINE, BRONX

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Coordinates:
+40.82819, -73.88391
40°49'41" N, 73°53'02" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WESTCHESTER AVE over NYCTA PELHAM LINE, BRONX
Structure number:000000002240180
Location:OVER BRONX RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:73.8 ft. [22.5 m]
Total length:73.8 ft. [22.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.4 ft. [18.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1937
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,439 [as of 1999]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Operating rating:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,634,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201592.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9439
August 201392.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9439
September 201192.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9439
September 200992.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9439
July 200792.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-9439
July 200592.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-9439
June 200392.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-9439
July 200192.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-9439
August 199992.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-9439
November 199790.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-23400
July 199576.6PoorPoorFairFairSD23400
August 199379.8Fair-FairFair-23400
October 199180.7Fair-SatisfactoryFair-23400