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EAST 34TH STREET over PARK AVE(TUNNEL)

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Coordinates:
+40.74708, -73.98133
40°44'49" N, 73°58'53" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:EAST 34TH STREET over PARK AVE(TUNNEL)
Structure number:000000002246540
Location:MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:1000.0 ft. [304.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1919
Year reconstructed:1972
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,355 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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 minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:40.8
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$34,834,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016PoorPoorFairFair2035540.8
August 2014PoorPoorFairFair1944336.5
September 2012PoorPoorFairFair1944336.5
November 2010PoorPoorFairFair2057635.7
November 2008PoorPoorFairFair2057635.7
August 2006PoorPoorFairFair1944341.8
August 2004PoorPoorFairFair1944341.8
September 2003PoorPoorFairFair1944341.8
September 1998PoorPoorFairFair239100.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,53401,0145200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,4406,69000750
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,09002,7401,3500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.408408000
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.320003200
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.45002242260
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.2,51601,4731,0430
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5959000
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach10010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5958001
Bridge Rail
Masonry Bridge Raillinear ft.5244008
Deck
Other Material Decksq. ft.2,31401,8514630
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,5601,560000