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WEST 53RD STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76688, -73.99116
40°46'01" N, 73°59'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 53RD STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245180
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Total length:76.8 ft. [23.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Skew angle:17°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1936
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:5,151 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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]
Operating rating:101.8 tons [92.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$259,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201673.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO5151
May 201473.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO5154
May 201273.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO5200
June 201073.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4732
April 200873.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO5285
October 200673.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4732
November 200473.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4732
May 200273.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4421
April 200077.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4421
January 199877.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4421
April 199649.0PoorPoorFairPoorSD8900
March 199438.7PoorPoorPoorPoorSD8900
April 199242.8PoorPoorFairPoorSD8900
March 199046.4PoorPoorFairPoorSD8900