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RTE 9A over METRO NO COMMUTER, SPUYT

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Coordinates:
+40.87818, -73.92151
40°52'41" N, 73°55'17" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE 9A over METRO NO COMMUTER, SPUYT
Structure number:000000005521257
Location:JCT SH 9A & HARLEM RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:839.9 ft. [256.0 m]
Total length:1876.1 ft. [571.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:11.8 ft. [3.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:141.1 ft. [43.0 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:2011
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:63,780 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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 corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:53.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$137,200,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairGoodFairFair6378053.0
October 2015FairGoodFairFair6091849.0
September 2013FairGoodFairFair3063947.2
September 2011FairGoodFairFair3065049.0
September 2009FairGoodFairFair3130144.8
September 2007PoorPoorFairFair3322137.8
August 2005PoorPoorFairFair11509439.2
September 2003PoorPoorFairFair11509439.2
August 2001PoorSeriousPoorPoor11509421.0
August 1999PoorPoorPoorFair12964123.0
August 1997PoorPoorSeriousSerious5600014.0
October 1995PoorPoorSeriousSerious5600015.8
June 1994PoorSeriousSeriousSerious4763414.8
October 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor5240032.8
October 1990PoorPoorSeriousSerious524005.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2127841,397310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30,08828,4041,627561
Steel Stringerlinear ft.15,69413,6681,930960
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.118,744111,9216,737833
Reinforced Concrete Stringerlinear ft.132149820
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,1059,8624,9662770
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,1885,3036,6092760
Superstructure
Steel Archlinear ft.1,6801,0092893820
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.226,048216,3449,3313730
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3,5001,9111,4561330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.44,70441,2543,393570
Substructure
Steel Columneach622018240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.91,92590,4731,1612910
Reinforced Concrete Columneach32018140
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.100424990
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.22113767170
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.33612020790
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.492402881640
Deck
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.76,49464,91211,4011810
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.64,26043,92520,33500
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.178176020
Compression Jointlinear ft.26115873300
Assembly with Sealeach2000112880
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1713400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.85711220
Fixed Bearingeach1600160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.805410160
Disk Bearingeach83500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40271030
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5,2275,211880
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,66522223,43760
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,9355583,355220