WEST 53 ST over N & S RTA 63 RR


+41.47000, -81.72333
41°28'12" N, 81°43'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 53 ST over N & S RTA 63 RR
Structure number:1866702
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Total length:137.5 ft. [41.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1920
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans 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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,737 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Operating rating:62.4 tons [56.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.4 tons [34.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,050,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201686.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO6737
March 201586.9GoodExcellentVery GoodVery GoodFO6737
April 201388.9GoodExcellentVery GoodVery GoodFO6737
April 201288.9GoodExcellentVery GoodVery GoodFO6737
April 201186.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO6737
April 201086.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO6737
April 200987.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO6737
April 200330.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
July 200230.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
May 200030.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
May 199930.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
May 199830.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
May 199730.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
August 199630.2PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
August 199530.1PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
March 199430.1PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500
November 199130.1PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD2500