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3RD STREET over GOWANUS CANAL

Map

Coordinates:
+40.67622, -73.99035
40°40'34" N, 73°59'25" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:3RD STREET over GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240250
Location:OVER GOWANUS CANAL
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Total length:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1903
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,021 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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:49.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$12,513,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory1002149.1
May 2015FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory975549.2
May 2013FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory990549.1
May 2011FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory990549.1
June 2009FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory990549.1
June 2007FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory990549.1
June 2005FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory990549.1
June 2003FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory990548.1
June 2001FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory857847.5
September 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1060645.8
September 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory813146.5
July 1995FairFairFairFair1062058.4
September 1993FairFairFairFair540059.7
July 1991PoorPoorFairFair540057.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.212200480
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,5441,6577151720
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,3501,3220280
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,7242,4511,7705030
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,5361,536000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.96076819200
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3002049600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,0004502,3102400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.96761640
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1647224680
Timber Pileeach20200
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.1,05001,05000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,05001,05000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.1,1707283526624
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,1706474336624
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.9696000
Open Jointlinear ft.1444830660
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.212209030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,40001,40000