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AVENUE U over NYCTA-SEA BEACH

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Coordinates:
+40.59635, -73.97885
40°35'47" N, 73°58'44" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AVENUE U over NYCTA-SEA BEACH
Structure number:000000002243810
Location:AT BENSONHURST
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:Other Local Agencies [25]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,470 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:93.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,278,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good847093.6
June 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good1083193.5
September 2012GoodVery GoodGoodExcellent1083174.3
December 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent1083174.3
October 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent804474.5
July 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent1083174.3
August 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent1083174.3
August 2002GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1083174.3
March 2000GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1083178.3
April 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1083178.3
April 1996Poor-PoorPoor1000039.5
August 1994Poor-PoorPoor1000040.1
July 1992Poor-PoorPoor1000040.1
October 1991Poor-PoorPoor1000040.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,179001,1790
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.4,160004,1600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,05003,05000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.160160000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.1620481140
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1717000
Fixed Bearingeach1701700
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6969000