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CARROLL STREET over GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67826, -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:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:107.0 ft. [32.6 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]
Vertical clearance below bridge:2.0 ft. [0.6 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: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,635 [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]
Operating rating:10.0 tons [9.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.0 tons [9.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:36.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$540,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201636.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1635
September 201536.2FairExcellentSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO980
October 201436.0FairExcellentSatisfactoryGoodFO980
August 201336.0FairExcellentSatisfactoryGoodFO1091
July 201262.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO900
June 201162.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO900
December 201062.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO847
June 200963.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO847
October 200863.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO866
July 200763.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO1045
August 200663.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO1144
August 200563.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO1144
August 200463.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO1144
June 200363.8FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO1144
June 200263.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO1083
June 200163.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO1083
August 200067.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO973
August 199937.6PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1144
December 199836.6PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1042
November 199736.6PoorSatisfactorySeriousSeriousSD1042
September 199642.6PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD1021
June 199540.7PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD937
August 199440.6PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD1432
June 199332.5PoorSatisfactorySeriousSeriousSD1432
June 199231.5PoorFairSeriousFairSD1432
July 199122.8PoorSatisfactorySeriousFairSD1432