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THOMSON AVENUE over AMTRAK YARD, LONG ISLAN

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Coordinates:
+40.74582, -73.94024
40°44'45" N, 73°56'25" 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:765.8 ft. [233.4 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:17.4 ft. [5.3 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]
Operating rating:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201690.7GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO45935
November 201490.1GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO58840
December 201290.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO58840
December 201090.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO42890
November 200890.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO42890
October 200690.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGoodFO58840
September 200490.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGoodFO58840
December 200290.1GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO58840
August 200094.2GoodGoodGoodGood-58840
September 199830.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-58840
September 199679.6FairFairVery GoodFair-48936
June 199480.8FairFairVery GoodFair-47000
August 199280.8FairFairVery GoodFair-47000
March 199221.7PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD47000