RTE I278 over RTE I278


+40.61225, -74.02915
40°36'44" N, 74°01'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over RTE I278
Structure number:00000000552121G
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Total length:2016.2 ft. [614.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 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]
Number of main spans:16
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:5,014 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Sufficiency rating:49.6
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$148,584,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairFairSatisfactoryFair501449.6
October 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory18267659.6
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood18267659.6
November 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood18270059.6
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20265059.6
October 2008FairFairSatisfactoryGood20265058.6
October 2006FairFairSatisfactoryGood20265058.6
October 2004FairFairSatisfactoryGood20265077.3
September 2002FairFairSatisfactoryGood19074576.3
August 2000FairFairSatisfactoryGood18424276.3
September 1998FairFairSatisfactoryGood18203976.3
September 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor11895747.3
September 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor16850047.3
June 1992PoorPoorPoorFair16850048.3
May 1990PoorPoorFairPoor16850032.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.633629400
Steel Stringerlinear ft.14,02912,5621,46700
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.96,0033,18192,6961260
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,7851,14264300
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3051960
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7472020
Compression Jointlinear ft.82502695560
Movable Bearingeach3502690
Fixed Bearingeach3203200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,2793,23421240
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,39403,2661280