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WEST 37TH STREET over RTE I495

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Coordinates:
+40.75563, -73.99574
40°45'20" N, 73°59'45" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 37TH STREET over RTE I495
Structure number:000000005522340
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:136.2 ft. [41.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:4,133 [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: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 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:60.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$9,956,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair413360.1
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair491363.6
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair484263.6
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair495063.6
July 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory441374.7
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory441374.7
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory441374.7
October 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory441374.7
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory441374.7
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory441374.7
July 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair550063.6
July 1995PoorFairFairPoor550048.0
September 1993FairFairFairFair550062.3
September 1991PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor550048.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0901,0424800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,8125,588681340203
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2752631200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.826681814024
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,0307,898108240
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,4884,4632500
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach31020
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.139786100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.692530140
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.206020600
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1612400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3232000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1616000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.264010014123
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,69602,771553372