Eight Avenue over NY & Atlantic/L, NYCTA S


+40.63456, -74.01045
40°38'04" N, 74°00'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Eight Avenue over NY & Atlantic/L, NYCTA S
Structure number:000000002243610
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:147.0 ft. [44.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.8 ft. [22.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
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:10,440 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:$8,681,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good1044093.5
July 2015GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good664593.7
July 2013GoodVery GoodExcellentVery Good664593.7
September 2011GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good915693.6
October 2009GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1002093.5
October 2007GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good915693.6
August 2005GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good915693.6
November 2003GoodExcellentExcellentGood915635.3
March 2003FairFairFairFair91562.0
November 2001FairFairFairFair915614.9
May 2000PoorPoorFairFair91569.9
October 1999PoorSeriousFairFair91562.0
July 1998PoorSeriousFairFair91562.0
October 1997PoorPoorFairPoor91569.9
September 1996PoorSeriousPoorPoor79002.0
November 1995PoorSeriousPoorPoor79002.0
December 1994PoorSeriousPoorPoor79002.0
April 1992PoorSeriousPoorPoor790036.8
March 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor790028.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9511,951000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,38016,380000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,31910,319000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,2247,10901150
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3636000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.218218000
Steel Columneach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.288288000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.7675100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.150150000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.7676000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.988988000
Compression Jointlinear ft.7400740
Elastomeric Bearingeach3939000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.156156000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.280280000