+40.79708, -73.82662
40°47'49" N, 73°49'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I678 over EAST RIVER
Structure number:000000005521229
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:2300.0 ft. [701.0 m]
Total length:6886.5 ft. [2098.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:2015
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
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: October 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:105,447 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$792,800,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201558.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-105447
October 201320.6FairFairFairFair-140410
November 201137.9FairFairFairFairFO140400
October 200935.2PoorPoorFairFairSD117533
September 200733.7FairFairFairFairFO108813
September 200531.7PoorPoorFairFairSD138423
September 200331.7PoorPoorFairFairSD138423
August 200131.7PoorPoorFairFairSD144989
August 199933.7FairFairFairFairFO140949
July 199717.0PoorPoorPoorSeriousSD135796
November 19954.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD135796
August 19944.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD135796
October 19924.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD105100