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HAMILTON AVENUE over RTE I278, GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67156, -73.99831
40°40'18" N, 73°59'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HAMILTON AVENUE over RTE I278, GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240232
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:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Total length:150.9 ft. [46.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.8 ft. [17.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 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:2007
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,210 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:62.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$37,824,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017GoodGoodGoodGood2221062.6
August 2015GoodVery GoodGoodGood2364062.0
August 2013GoodVery GoodGoodGood2364062.0
September 2011GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2365062.0
September 2009GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2364062.0
October 2007GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2583751.0
August 2006PoorFairPoorSatisfactory231878.4
August 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory5273723.4
August 2004FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5273724.4
July 2003FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5273724.4
August 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5273740.6
July 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5273724.4
August 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5273724.4
October 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5273724.4
September 1998PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory559707.4
December 1997PoorFairPoorFair559708.4
September 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor385908.2
July 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor385907.2
September 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor241027.2
November 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor241027.2
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor241027.2
December 1991PoorPoorSeriousPoor241022.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.846842400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,2018,201000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.674674000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,2973,297000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,6145,5595050
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,6333,633000
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.3203200
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.286286000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,14311,143000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.164016040
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164828020
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.4,1684,168000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,6972,697000
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.164016400
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800
Movable Bearingeach20200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.80800
Fixed Bearingeach1401400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.144144000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,8361,836000