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WEST 34TH STREET over RTE I495

Map

Coordinates:
+40.75424, -73.99836
40°45'15" N, 73°59'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 34TH STREET over RTE I495
Structure number:000000005522320
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Total length:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,399 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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]
Sufficiency rating:57.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$11,278,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1439957.4
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1460872.2
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
July 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1997271.2
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
October 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1494772.1
July 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory660073.7
August 1995FairFairFairFair660061.3
October 1993FairSatisfactoryFairFair660062.4
August 1991PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor660047.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2671,267000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,40307,5923,8110
Steel Stringerlinear ft.362362000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,49801,6638350
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,0608,76029910
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,4365,436000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.100524350
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.20050136140
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.390016118940
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach28135100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.844215270
Fixed Bearingeach1411300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4204200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.18106210811
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,71501,2801,35877