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SOUTH PARK AVENUE over BUFFALO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.86311, -78.84273
42°51'47" N, 78°50'34" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SOUTH PARK AVENUE over BUFFALO RIVER
Structure number:000000002260650
Location:1.9 MI SE JCT SH5 & BUF R
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:223.8 ft. [68.2 m]
Total length:315.0 ft. [96.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
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: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,646 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:60.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$22,148,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good964660.8
December 2016FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good693761.0
November 2014FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good693861.0
December 2013FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good683561.0
December 2012FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good690068.5
December 2011FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good630061.0
December 2010FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good849568.7
December 2009FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good627568.8
December 2008FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good627553.4
December 2006FairExcellentSatisfactoryVery Good849553.2
December 2005FairVery GoodFairFair849557.6
December 2004FairFairFairFair849549.0
November 2003FairFairFairFair849556.5
December 2002FairFairFairFair849557.3
October 2000FairFairFairFair849557.3
October 1998PoorPoorFairPoor849545.9
December 1996PoorPoorPoorSerious1166926.5
November 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor1166946.8
November 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor200048.6
December 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor200048.6
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor200048.6
September 1991PoorPoorPoorPoor200048.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,8809001,958220
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.17,33414,3102,4196050
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,97215,86610600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.14,64014,1124221060
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.4400396440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22,44011,22010,9962240
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7957405500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,0795,5385,0984430
Steel Gusset Plateeach4404400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,5847926341580
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.244236080
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.134134000
Joints
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.106010600
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.128012800
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.352035200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,2361,236000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9171,4591,1662920