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WEST 38TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.75769, -73.99872
40°45'28" N, 73°59'55" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 38TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245070
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1934
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,817 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:77.4
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$12,196,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair981777.4
July 2014PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair438277.7
June 2012PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair438277.7
October 2010PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair494977.7
April 2008PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair459379.7
September 2006PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair438279.7
September 2004PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair438278.7
June 2002PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair361078.8
May 2000PoorPoorFairFair361084.8
January 1998PoorSeriousFairFair361082.8
November 1996PoorSeriousPoorPoor361053.3
March 1994PoorSeriousPoorPoor560051.5
March 1992PoorSeriousPoorPoor560051.5
March 1990PoorSeriousSeriousPoor560032.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,714001,7140
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,05802,05800
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,16005,0061,1540
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,90203,8021000
Substructure
Steel Columneach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.468046800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.51031200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.122012020
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6006000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.793079300
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1701700
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.202020200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.404040400
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.20201011010