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WEST 53RD STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76699, -73.99142
40°46'01" N, 73°59'29" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:77.1 ft. [23.5 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:73.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$259,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairFairGoodSatisfactory515173.7
May 2014FairFairGoodSatisfactory515473.7
May 2012FairFairGoodSatisfactory520073.7
June 2010FairFairGoodSatisfactory473273.7
April 2008FairFairGoodSatisfactory528573.7
October 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory473273.7
November 2004FairFairGoodSatisfactory473273.7
May 2002FairFairGoodSatisfactory442173.7
April 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory442177.7
January 1998FairFairGoodSatisfactory442177.7
April 1996PoorPoorFairPoor890049.0
March 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor890038.7
April 1992PoorPoorFairPoor890042.8
March 1990PoorPoorFairPoor890046.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.888088800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,18401,18400
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,47604,450260
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,53802,53800
Substructure
Steel Columneach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.252025200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5005000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120012000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6006000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.625062050
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800