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HAMILTON AVENUE over RTE I278, GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67191, -73.99863
40°40'19" N, 73°59'55" 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:136.8 ft. [41.7 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:17.7 ft. [5.4 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]
Operating rating:60.0 tons [54.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.6 tons [24.2 metric tons]
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201652.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-23640
September 201462.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-23640
September 201262.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-23650
October 201062.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-23640
December 200862.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO23640
October 20078.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD25837
August 20068.4PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD49113
August 200522.4PoorPoorFairFairSD49113
August 200422.4PoorPoorFairFairSD49113
August 200237.6PoorPoorFairFairSD24102
August 200037.6PoorPoorFairFairSD24102
September 199840.1PoorPoorFairFairSD24102
September 199625.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD24102
September 199424.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD24102
December 199224.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD24102
December 19912.0PoorSeriousSeriousPoorSD24102