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NJ ROUTE 73 over DELAWARE RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+40.01489, -75.04507
40°00'54" N, 75°02'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NJ ROUTE 73 over DELAWARE RIVER
Structure number:677301999100150
Location:TACONY-PALMYRA BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:537.1 ft. [163.7 m]
Total length:3659.3 ft. [1115.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:2618.6 ft. [798.1 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1998
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2008

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:44,628 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:47.1
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$33,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2008FairGoodFairFair4462847.1
June 1994PoorPoorFairFair4847048.9
January 1990PoorPoorFairFair5970048.9