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THOMSON AVENUE over AMTRAK YARD, LONG ISLAN

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Coordinates:
+40.74542, -73.93868
40°44'44" N, 73°56'19" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:THOMSON AVENUE over AMTRAK YARD, LONG ISLAN
Structure number:000000002247300
Location:IN LONG ISLAND CITY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:766.1 ft. [233.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:47°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1908
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:14
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,935 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:90.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,244,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2016GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4593590.7
November 2014GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good5884090.1
December 2012FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good5884090.1
December 2010FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good4289090.9
November 2008FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good4289090.9
October 2006FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood5884090.1
September 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood5884090.1
December 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood5884090.1
August 2000GoodGoodGoodGood5884094.2
September 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory5884030.6
September 1996FairFairVery GoodFair4893679.6
June 1994FairFairVery GoodFair4700080.8
August 1992FairFairVery GoodFair4700080.8
March 1992PoorPoorSeriousPoor4700021.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,7845,7018300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.83,83075,3698,46100
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.61,35757,3803,97700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.45,34840,6354,71300
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1,04084019640
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1600105550
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.46501643010
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach129127200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,5295,94558400
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5534936000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7667184800
Masonry Bridge Raillinear ft.127903700