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WESTCHESTER AVE over NYCTA PELHAM LINE, BRONX

Map

Coordinates:
+40.82821, -73.88390
40°49'42" N, 73°53'02" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:75.1 ft. [22.9 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
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: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]
Sufficiency rating:94.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$8,717,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-94.0
August 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory943992.6
August 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory943992.6
September 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory943992.6
September 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory943992.6
July 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory943992.6
July 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory943992.6
June 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory943992.6
July 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory943992.6
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory943992.6
November 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2340090.5
July 1995PoorPoorFairFair2340076.6
August 1993Fair-FairFair2340079.8
October 1991Fair-SatisfactoryFair2340080.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,1161,116000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,58005,58000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,8443,45938500
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1806092280
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.180001800
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach3636000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.124124000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.558055800