+40.58864, -73.81799
40°35'19" N, 73°49'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE 900 over JAMAICA BAY
Structure number:000000005521239
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:143.1 ft. [43.6 m]
Total length:2098.9 ft. [639.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:2011
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:17
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,692 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,666,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201572.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-20692
October 201372.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-19975
October 201172.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-14835
September 200972.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-14835
August 200771.0FairFairFairFair-14835
July 200571.0FairFairFairFair-14835
August 200371.0FairFairFairFair-14835
June 200171.0FairFairFairFair-14835
June 199971.0FairFairFairFair-14835
April 199739.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD14835
November 199536.9PoorPoorPoorPoorSD14835
June 199436.9PoorPoorPoorPoorSD14835
June 199250.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD14835
May 199049.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD14835