Sixth Avenue over NY & Atlantic/L, NYCTA S


+40.63622, -74.01604
40°38'10" N, 74°00'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Sixth Avenue over NY & Atlantic/L, NYCTA S
Structure number:000000002243590
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1912
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,574 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$11,994,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1057493.5
July 2015GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1200993.4
July 2013GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1218993.4
September 2011GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1218993.4
October 2009GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1218993.4
October 2007GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1218993.4
August 2005GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1218980.3
October 2003GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1218918.6
March 2003PoorPoorFairPoor1218944.5
May 2000PoorPoorFairPoor121896.9
October 1999PoorPoorFairPoor121896.9
May 1998PoorPoorSeriousFair121896.9
October 1997PoorPoorFairPoor121896.9
September 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor121894.0
November 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor84005.6
November 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor84005.6
October 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor84005.6
April 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor840042.9
July 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor840028.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,8322,832000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.28,32028,320000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,16014,160000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.9,0988,96801300
Steel Columneach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.336336000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.85340510
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.220218020
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.8582030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,3601,360000
Compression Jointlinear ft.8500850
Elastomeric Bearingeach4848000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.192192000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.354354000