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WEST 43RD STREET over AMTRK W.SIDE CONN

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Coordinates:
+40.76060, -73.99574
40°45'38" N, 73°59'45" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 43RD STREET over AMTRK W.SIDE CONN
Structure number:000000002245090
Location:IN W MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Total length:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
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: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,340 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:81.6
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$2,331,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair634081.6
April 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair634080.6
April 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair634080.6
May 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair634080.6
March 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair666063.5
May 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair634063.5
April 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair634063.5
May 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair652863.5
March 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair652867.5
March 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair652867.5
April 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor652849.6
April 1994PoorPoorFairPoor140046.6
May 1992PoorPoorFairPoor140046.6
March 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor140060.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8040758460
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,072023462776
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,02004,02000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,21601,8144020
Substructure
Steel Columneach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.252025200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.4804440
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120011280
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6006000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.680068000
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3403400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.168016800
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3400313