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HAMILTON AVENUE over RTE I278, GOWANUS CANAL

Map

Coordinates:
+40.67166, -73.99882
40°40'18" N, 73°59'56" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HAMILTON AVENUE over RTE I278, GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240231
Location:UNDER I278 OVER GOWANUS C
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:77.8 ft. [23.7 m]
Total length:137.1 ft. [41.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:34°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:2008
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,640 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:52.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$15,626,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2364052.0
September 2014GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2364062.0
September 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2365062.0
October 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2364062.0
December 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2364062.0
October 2007PoorFairPoorSatisfactory258378.4
August 2006PoorFairPoorSatisfactory491138.4
August 2005PoorPoorFairFair4911322.4
August 2004PoorPoorFairFair4911322.4
August 2002PoorPoorFairFair2410237.6
August 2000PoorPoorFairFair2410237.6
September 1998PoorPoorFairFair2410240.1
September 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor2410225.5
September 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor2410224.5
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor2410224.5
December 1991PoorSeriousSeriousPoor241022.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.480480000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,7152,715000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.546546000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,3212,321000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,4311,431000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,1341,134000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.287287000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,7262,726000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.128012800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6406400
Other Material Abutmentlinear ft.6406400
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.5300530
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,12201,12200
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.4,1344,134000
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.6464000
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach33000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.66000
Other Bearingeach33000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.66000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.244244000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6001,600000