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WEST 56TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76905, -73.99051
40°46'09" N, 73°59'26" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 56TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245370
Location:AT WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Total length:73.2 ft. [22.3 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:20°
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:13,087 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:91.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,477,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1308791.3
May 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood701791.7
June 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood701791.7
July 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood701774.6
April 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood701774.6
December 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood701774.6
December 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood701774.6
June 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood692174.6
April 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory692178.6
January 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory692178.6
April 1996PoorPoorFairFair692163.9
March 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor700049.8
April 1992PoorPoorFairPoor700049.8
March 1990PoorFairFairPoor700049.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8500839110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,12601,12600
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,7184,68021170
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,6762,676000
Substructure
Steel Columneach2802800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.552055200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5005000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1340110240
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.6706700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.698069800
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800