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WEST 48TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76375, -73.99346
40°45'50" N, 73°59'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 48TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245140
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Total length:6.9 ft. [2.1 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]
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:4,217 [as of 2011]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:63.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$2,309,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair421763.7
May 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair510563.6
May 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair510563.6
June 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair510563.6
March 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair513963.6
May 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair510563.6
April 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair510563.6
May 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair551781.7
March 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair551785.7
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair551785.7
April 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor551766.2
March 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor620058.6
April 1992PoorPoorFairPoor620062.1
March 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor620059.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.79206451470
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,056022020816
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,89403,882120
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,24402,24400
Substructure
Steel Columneach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.252025200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.48036120
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120011460
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.6606600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.330033000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6600660