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THIRD AVENUE over GOWANUS CANAL

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Coordinates:
+40.67425, -73.98869
40°40'27" N, 73°59'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:THIRD AVENUE over GOWANUS CANAL
Structure number:000000002240310
Location:OVER GOWANUS CANAL
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Total length:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.4 ft. [17.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1889
Year reconstructed:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,550 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:96.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,920,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201596.1GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good-18550
June 201396.1GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good-18550
May 201195.1GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-19552
June 200995.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-21713
September 200782.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-19552
June 200681.9FairFairSatisfactoryFair-19552
June 200581.9FairFairSatisfactoryFair-19552
July 200382.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-19552
June 200183.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-18689
September 199982.9FairSatisfactoryFairFair-20213
October 199783.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-17953
July 199564.1PoorFairPoorPoorSD24508
September 199348.8PoorFairPoorFairSD18787
August 199148.8PoorFairPoorFairSD18787