+40.63519, -74.19579
40°38'07" N, 74°11'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE I278 over ARTHUR KILL
Structure number:000000005523059
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:336.0 ft. [102.4 m]
Total length:1152.0 ft. [351.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.5 ft. [41.0 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1928
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:85,715 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:49.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$53,062,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8571549.9
August 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7603549.9
August 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7692748.9
August 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7830043.1
August 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8860051.5
August 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8860051.5
August 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6780050.5
September 2004FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6780050.5
September 2002FairFairFairFair6780045.6
September 2000FairFairFairFair6780045.6
September 1998FairFairFairFair6780045.6
August 1996PoorPoorPoorFair6780028.5
September 1994PoorPoorPoorFair6780027.5
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor6780023.0
August 1990PoorPoorSeriousPoor678000.0