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CARROLL STREET over GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67825, -73.98932
40°40'42" N, 73°59'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CARROLL STREET over GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240260
Location:OVER GOWANUS CANAL
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Skew angle:35°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1889
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,619 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:36.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$6,375,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory161936.1
October 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory163536.1
September 2015FairExcellentSatisfactorySatisfactory98036.2
October 2014FairExcellentSatisfactoryGood98036.0
August 2013FairExcellentSatisfactoryGood109136.0
July 2012FairSatisfactoryFairGood90062.9
June 2011FairSatisfactoryFairGood90062.9
December 2010FairSatisfactoryFairGood84762.9
June 2009FairSatisfactoryFairGood84763.9
October 2008FairSatisfactoryFairGood86663.9
July 2007FairSatisfactoryFairGood104563.9
August 2006FairSatisfactoryFairGood114463.8
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairGood114463.8
August 2004FairSatisfactoryFairGood114463.8
June 2003FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory114463.8
June 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory108363.7
June 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory108363.7
August 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory97367.7
August 1999PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory114437.6
December 1998PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory104236.6
November 1997PoorSatisfactorySeriousSerious104236.6
September 1996PoorPoorSeriousSerious102142.6
June 1995PoorPoorSeriousSerious93740.7
August 1994PoorPoorSeriousSerious143240.6
June 1993PoorSatisfactorySeriousSerious143232.5
June 1992PoorFairSeriousFair143231.5
July 1991PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair143222.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.21435107720
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.64232132100
Steel Stringerlinear ft.74937537400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,8502,4252,1822430
Steel Trusslinear ft.88444400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.440440000
Steel Secondary Cableeach84400
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.23662152220
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,06753353400
Steel Gusset Plateeach80710
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800
Substructure
Other Material Pier Walllinear ft.3103100
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.4004000
Other Material Abutmentlinear ft.3103100
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.7107100
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.2,9963602,584520
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach40310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40400
Pot Bearingeach20200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40400
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2146315100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.321032100