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WEST 51ST STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76562, -73.99206
40°45'56" N, 73°59'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 51ST STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245160
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Total length:70.9 ft. [21.6 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:6,571 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:73.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,420,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory657173.6
May 2014FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory630773.6
May 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory660073.6
June 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory458973.7
April 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory630074.6
December 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory458974.7
November 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory458974.7
May 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory530674.7
April 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory530678.7
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair530667.6
April 1996PoorPoorFairPoor460050.0
March 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor460048.2
April 1992PoorPoorFairPoor460066.5
March 1990PoorFairPoorPoor460068.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8160799170
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0880001,088
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,09204,036560
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,24401,4288160
Substructure
Steel Columneach2802800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.252025200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.4904900
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120096240
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6005730
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.625061780
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800