+40.52525, -74.23929
40°31'31" N, 74°14'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE 440 over ARTHUR KILL
Structure number:000000005523069
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:750.0 ft. [228.6 m]
Total length:2099.8 ft. [640.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1962
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:76,523 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Operating rating:63.9 tons [58.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:50.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$7,358,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201650.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO76523
August 201449.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO81597
September 201247.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO81600
September 201047.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO81597
September 200847.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO81219
August 200647.2FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO89843
August 200447.2FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO83846
October 200241.1FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO94000
September 200039.1PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD94000
September 199839.1PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD94000
August 199623.0PoorPoorPoorFairSD94000
September 199423.0PoorPoorPoorFairSD94000
November 199233.8PoorPoorPoorFairSD94000
October 199014.7PoorPoorPoorPoorSD70000