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GREENPOINT AVENUE over LIRR, NEWTOWN CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.73389, -73.93887
40°44'02" N, 73°56'20" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:GREENPOINT AVENUE over LIRR, NEWTOWN CREEK
Structure number:000000002240370
Location:OVER NEWTON CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:203.8 ft. [62.1 m]
Total length:1076.2 ft. [328.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,179 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:77.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$142,141,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairFairFairFair1817977.0
July 2015FairFairFairFair2536577.0
August 2013GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2536589.0
July 2011GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1260089.0
August 2009GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2274689.0
July 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1260089.0
October 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1260089.0
November 2004PoorGoodSeriousVery Good1260045.0
November 2003PoorGoodSeriousVery Good1260045.0
December 2001GoodGoodExcellentVery Good2389993.0
November 1999GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good2405393.0
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2190993.0
July 1995FairFairFairFair2312981.0
November 1993FairFairVery GoodFair2000081.0
November 1991FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2000093.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.12,89812,896020
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.134,64710,323124,32400
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,85602,85600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,937013,93700
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.74,85672,3162,3402000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.59,89257,5922,30000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.700700000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,02909,02900
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2422200
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.1010000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.323323000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.150150000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.420420000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.42601422840
Open Jointlinear ft.7107100
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.142071710
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2802800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.112011200
Fixed Bearingeach2202200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8808800
Pot Bearingeach2522322540
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,00801,00800
Other Bearingeach1401400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5605600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1402,140000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,097015,09700