BUS RAMPS B97&R98 over 9th Avenue, BUS RAMP W95


+40.75787, -73.99427
40°45'28" N, 73°59'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BUS RAMPS B97&R98 over 9th Avenue, BUS RAMP W95
Structure number:000000005522410
Location:BT RAMP R97,R98,E96
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:120.7 ft. [36.8 m]
Total length:884.9 ft. [269.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1950
Year reconstructed:1961
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:33
Main spans design:Other [00]
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: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,000 [as of 1988]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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:49.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$25,623,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair300049.1
August 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair300061.1
August 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair300048.6
August 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair300048.6
August 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair300048.6
October 2007FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory300048.6
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory300048.6
November 2003FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory300048.6
November 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory300059.7
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory300070.8
July 1997PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor300045.6
September 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor300042.1
November 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor300042.1
October 1991PoorPoorPoorPoor300042.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7631,763000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,66910,2621,40700
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3343176110
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,4171,416010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,9536,5821,37001
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,1015,0910100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.16,81516,51503000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.839839000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,3494,54780200
Steel Columneach1010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,3661,99836800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4845030
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.126126000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.198198000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4411,22122000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.80877018200
Compression Jointlinear ft.5613031454073
Movable Bearingeach4136140
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1071278134
Fixed Bearingeach2215070
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.62833210
Pot Bearingeach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,09594415010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,7804,4952,07816740
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5014881300
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,8222,008723910
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,7844,604169110