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WEST 38TH STREET over RTE I495

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Coordinates:
+40.75613, -73.99501
40°45'22" N, 73°59'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 38TH STREET over RTE I495
Structure number:000000005522350
Location:IN WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:77.8 ft. [23.7 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.4 ft. [18.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
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]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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:7,546 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% 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]
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:69.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$7,118,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory754669.1
July 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory974774.4
July 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory558474.6
July 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory558474.6
July 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory558474.6
October 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory558474.6
August 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory558474.6
October 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory558474.6
October 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory522674.7
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory522674.7
July 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryFair560063.6
July 1995PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor560049.0
September 1993PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor560049.0
September 1991PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor560049.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.62546516000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,4084,0561,35200
Steel Stringerlinear ft.7878000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.67850817000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,8364,7587800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,1203,1101000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1286849110
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.128012800
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach87010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1601600
Fixed Bearingeach86200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1601600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1560756516
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,872936468280188