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RTE I87 over RIVER ROAD, HUDSON RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.07186, -73.91680
41°04'19" N, 73°55'00" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I87 over RIVER ROAD, HUDSON RIVER
Structure number:000000005516340
Location:TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:1212.0 ft. [369.4 m]
Total length:16015.9 ft. [4881.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3277.7 ft. [999.0 m]
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1955
Year reconstructed:2013
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
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: January 2021

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Average daily traffic:148,363 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Sufficiency rating:20.0
Estimated cost of work:$79,280,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
January 2021Fair6 out of 1014836320.0
December 2016FairN out of 1013854857.0
November 2014FairN out of 1013921059.0
December 2012FairN out of 1013921059.0
November 2010FairN out of 1013216259.0
November 2008PoorN out of 1013216249.1
November 2006PoorN out of 1013777346.1
November 2004PoorN out of 1013393331.1
December 2002PoorN out of 1013393330.1
December 2000FairN out of 1013254648.1
January 1999FairN out of 1012893048.1
December 1996PoorN out of 1012041428.9
October 1994PoorN out of 1011359429.9
September 1992PoorN out of 1011303918.0
July 1990PoorN out of 1010870035.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.130,830125,3354,656733106
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.907,469861,37929,17412,0884,828
Steel Stringerlinear ft.103,65033,45370,18980
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.694,396363,228322,5318,62710
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,172,156645,562526,549450
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,160,266637,224512,26110,7738
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.14,20407,3816,8230
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.950,415471,179397,39119,01562,830
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.26,34035018,6126,670708
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.686,284118,866363,15362,366141,899
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach54042111
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,3271,4244450458
Steel Gusset Plateeach1,15609022540
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach7333073001242
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.95407861680
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.105,07260,92825,2754,22914,640
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2358015050
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.1,227854027400
Steel Pileeach5353000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.30201121900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,21217,9989,8191,5352,860
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.15,91610,1265,0367540
Deck
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.281,0270281,02700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.281,0270165,204115,8230
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1,72904861,2430
Pourable Jointlinear ft.15,01516822014,6270
Compression Jointlinear ft.753007530
Assembly with Sealeach2732621100
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach6,0032,0143,8711180
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.198000198
Movable Bearingeach1602140
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4642727001,122
Fixed Bearingeach1420291130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,020642,42448484
Pot Bearingeach2602420
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,95101,7680183
Other Bearingeach4,280154,201640
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.31,46830,72873910
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.502,259397,141105,11800
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.15,9898,6477,34200