RTE 44 over AMTRAK, Gerald Drive, Ri


+41.70759, -73.96635
41°42'27" N, 73°57'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE 44 over AMTRAK, Gerald Drive, Ri
Structure number:000000005025530
Location:JCT RTS 44-55 < HUDSON R
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:1494.8 ft. [455.6 m]
Total length:4201.0 ft. [1280.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:136.8 ft. [41.7 m]
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1989
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,852 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:81.1 tons [73.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:52.9
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$32,386,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201652.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO37852
July 201453.1FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO37654
June 201253.1FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO37700
August 201051.1FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40008
July 200852.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO38482
May 200652.3FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO38400
June 200454.3FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO36411
July 200254.3FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO36411
July 200052.3FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO34699
June 199852.3FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO34428
August 199647.2FairFairFairFair-32700
July 199445.2PoorPoorFairFairSD32030
July 199244.7PoorPoorFairFairSD32552
June 199144.2FairFairFairFair-32600