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WEST 49TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76436, -73.99298
40°45'52" N, 73°59'35" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 49TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245150
Location:IN 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:3
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:3,076 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:80.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,309,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairFairSatisfactoryFair307680.8
May 2014FairFairSatisfactoryFair797471.0
May 2012FairFairSatisfactoryFair770071.0
May 2010FairFairSatisfactoryFair689871.0
April 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair789153.8
December 2006FairFairSatisfactoryFair689853.9
November 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair689853.9
June 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair644753.7
March 2000FairFairSatisfactoryFair644757.8
January 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair644757.8
April 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor500040.8
March 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor500041.0
April 1992PoorFairFairPoor500043.1
March 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor500041.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.792078480
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,056048410562
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,96003,8271330
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,577001,5770
Substructure
Steel Columneach1001000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.504050400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.96064320
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120001200
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.120012000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,25001,25000
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach2402400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9609600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6706700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.335033500
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6700670