RTE I278 over I278 WESTBOUND, TO & FRO


+40.60250, -74.05767
40°36'09" N, 74°03'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I278 over I278 WESTBOUND, TO & FRO
Structure number:00000000552121E
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:140.8 ft. [42.9 m]
Total length:2188.1 ft. [666.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1961
Year reconstructed:1967
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:16
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
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 2011]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:62.9 tons [57.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.3
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$95,223,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201662.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO182676
October 201463.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
October 201263.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
October 201063.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
October 200863.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
October 200663.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
October 200449.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
October 200249.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
August 200049.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
August 199849.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO169791
August 199629.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD169791
July 199429.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD169791
September 199229.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD169791
July 199050.3PoorFairFairPoorSD169791