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RTE I278 over RTE I278, THE NARROWS

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Coordinates:
+40.60930, -74.03600
40°36'33" N, 74°02'10" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over RTE I278, THE NARROWS
Structure number:000000005521218
Location:I278 OVER VERRAZ. NARROWS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:4204.9 ft. [1281.6 m]
Total length:7934.4 ft. [2418.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:226.4 ft. [69.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1961
Year reconstructed:2016
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:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:182,676 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$792,800,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairFairFairFair18267648.0
October 2014FairFairFairFair18267656.3
October 2012FairFairFairFair18270056.3
October 2010FairFairFairFair18976756.3
November 2008FairFairFairFair18996256.3
November 2006FairFairFairFair10314156.3
October 2004FairFairFairFair11929354.3
October 2002FairFairFairFair19074553.3
October 2000FairFairSatisfactoryFair18424253.3
October 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair18203953.3
October 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor11895745.0
October 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor16850045.0
October 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor16850045.0
April 1990PoorFairPoorPoor16850045.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.15,325015,2141110
Steel Stringerlinear ft.52,384051,8934865
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.109,7924,352104,72370611
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.12,972012,877950
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.25,948025,94800
Steel Secondary Cableeach52404071161
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.17,240012,6624,5780
Substructure
Steel Columneach35018170
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1505100
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.950095000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9809350
Deck
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.358,852358,852000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.832038843014
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.34567622160
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach3293200
Fixed Bearingeach1920143490
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.8,6366,3882,1141340
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,6905432,0121350
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.7,7587,758000