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WEST 55TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76833, -73.99070
40°46'06" N, 73°59'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 55TH STREET over AMTRAK W.SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245360
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 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]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1935
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: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,292 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:73.5
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$2,365,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairFairGoodGood729273.5
May 2014FairFairGoodGood647573.6
May 2012FairFairGoodGood647573.6
July 2010FairFairGoodGood647573.6
April 2008FairFairGoodGood647569.1
December 2006FairFairGoodGood647573.6
December 2004FairFairGoodGood647573.6
June 2002FairFairGoodGood811873.5
April 2000FairFairGoodSatisfactory811877.5
January 1998FairFairGoodSatisfactory811877.5
April 1996PoorPoorFairFair811863.8
March 1994PoorFairPoorPoor240050.6
March 1992PoorFairPoorPoor240050.6
March 1990PoorFairPoorPoor240050.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.850085000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,13401,13400
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,50604,4061000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,56002,56000
Substructure
Steel Columneach2502500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.602060200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5005000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1280107210
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6406400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.667066700
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800