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WEST 50TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76498, -73.99249
40°45'54" N, 73°59'33" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 50TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245340
Location:IN WEST 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:67.9 ft. [20.7 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: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:4,249 [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: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:59.1
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$9,480,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairFairSatisfactoryFair424959.1
May 2014FairFairSatisfactoryFair502159.0
May 2012FairFairSatisfactoryFair502159.0
May 2010FairFairSatisfactoryFair502159.0
April 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair502159.0
October 2006FairFairSatisfactoryFair502159.0
November 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair502159.0
May 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair538158.7
March 2000FairFairSatisfactoryFair538162.7
January 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair538162.7
March 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor538142.0
March 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor160043.1
April 1992PoorPoorFairPoor160046.6
March 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor160044.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7920768240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0560001,056
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,09204,036560
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,29602,29600
Substructure
Steel Columneach2202200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.300000300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.4804800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120082380
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6006000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.625062500
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800