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UNITED NATIONS PL over FIRST AVE TUNNEL

Map

Coordinates:
+40.75073, -73.96837
40°45'03" N, 73°58'06" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:UNITED NATIONS PL over FIRST AVE TUNNEL
Structure number:000000002246570
Location:IN MIDTOWN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Total length:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:137.8 ft. [42.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,467 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$53,474,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood646793.7
May 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood604593.7
May 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood600093.7
June 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526093.3
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526093.3
August 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526093.3
July 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526093.3
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526092.3
October 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526092.2
October 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1526092.2
December 1996PoorFairPoorFair1526047.6
October 1994PoorFairPoorSatisfactory3000046.8
June 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory3000078.2
May 1990FairFairFairSatisfactory3000078.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Other Material Pier Walllinear ft.1,3771,377000
Other Material Abutmentlinear ft.2,7542,7045000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1306445201
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.520252216052
Deck
Other Material Slabsq. ft.91,55290,8326201000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.91,55290,1521,40000