+40.52498, -74.24395
40°31'30" N, 74°14'38" 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:2100.2 ft. [640.1 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:134.5 ft. [41.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7652350.0
August 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8159749.0
September 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8160047.2
September 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8159747.2
September 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8121947.2
August 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair8984347.2
August 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair8384647.2
October 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair9400041.1
September 2000PoorPoorFairSatisfactory9400039.1
September 1998PoorPoorFairSatisfactory9400039.1
August 1996PoorPoorPoorFair9400023.0
September 1994PoorPoorPoorFair9400023.0
November 1992PoorPoorPoorFair9400033.8
October 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor7000014.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.29,40020,5807,3491,4710
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.44,02626,41411,0056,6070
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.88,20074,9698,8204,4110
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.84,00084,000000
Steel Trusslinear ft.4,2001,7591,7596820
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.296,657111,247111,24774,1630
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,7601,1321,2144140
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.35,2821,76624,6968,8200
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach84400
Steel Gusset Plateeach22410711160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.203,772100,4340103,3380
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1201200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.24001201200
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.210210000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.4242000
Movable Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4004000
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4004000
Pot Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4004000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.8,6483,8803,8788900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,20025,200000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1002,100000