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GERARD AVENUE over METRO NO COMMUTER

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Coordinates:
+40.82252, -73.92785
40°49'21" N, 73°55'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:GERARD AVENUE over METRO NO COMMUTER
Structure number:000000002241420
Location:AT MOTT HAVEN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Total length:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1898
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,078 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:94.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,849,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood407894.8
May 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood329993.8
May 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good329993.8
May 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good329993.8
April 2008GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good329993.8
April 2006GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good329993.8
April 2004GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good329993.8
March 2002GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good329993.2
March 2000GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good329997.8
December 1998GoodExcellentGoodVery Good329997.8
June 1996FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory300097.7
August 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good300079.7
August 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor300048.5
July 1990PoorSeriousPoorPoor300048.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.9629006200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,74011,00074000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,0854,90018500
Substructure
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.154015400
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.1700120500
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach2222000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4444000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.175175000