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PARK AVE. VIADUCT over 42ND STREET, 41ST STREET

Map

Coordinates:
+40.75211, -73.97765
40°45'08" N, 73°58'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PARK AVE. VIADUCT over 42ND STREET, 41ST STREET
Structure number:000000002246550
Location:MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:224.1 ft. [68.3 m]
Total length:658.2 ft. [200.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1917
Year reconstructed:1984
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:13,538 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:45.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$19,271,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory1353845.5
December 2016FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1386545.5
December 2015FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1386543.5
December 2014FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1386544.6
November 2013FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
December 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
December 2011FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
December 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
October 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1622444.3
November 2008FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good1622444.3
December 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1622444.3
December 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
November 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
December 2004FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
October 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2816142.7
October 2002FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3351541.1
October 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3351541.1
September 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3351541.1
December 1999PoorFairSeriousSerious335152.0
October 1998PoorFairSeriousSerious313272.0
November 1997PoorFairSeriousFair313272.0
November 1996PoorPoorSeriousSerious313272.0
December 1995PoorPoorSeriousSerious313272.0
December 1994PoorPoorSeriousSerious240002.0
October 1993PoorPoorSeriousSerious240002.0
November 1992PoorPoorSeriousFair240002.0
September 1990PoorPoorSeriousFair240002.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.920708196160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,55316,2513,30101
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.22,58820,0437251,8200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.22,85121,5559603360
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.4,4263,2201,193130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.34,25031,5422,5240184
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach62310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3008418
Substructure
Steel Columneach1441000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,6508071,84300
Reinforced Concrete Columneach22000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5571083131360
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2802800
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.157087700
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3808300
Bearings
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach76621400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1521203200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1171,0635400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,63703,63700