I 295 N & US 40 E over DELAWARE RIVER


+39.69231, -75.53022
39°41'32" N, 75°31'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 295 N & US 40 E over DELAWARE RIVER
Structure number:1737A056
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:2150.0 ft. [655.3 m]
Total length:10796.5 ft. [3290.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1951
Year reconstructed:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:46,123 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:57.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$95,592,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4612357.0
May 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4612368.0
April 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4612368.0
April 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4594868.0
April 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4613568.0
October 2008GoodGoodGoodGood4771168.0
August 2006GoodGoodGoodGood4823468.0
September 2004GoodGoodGoodGood4716661.7
August 2002GoodGoodGoodGood4490167.0
January 2001GoodGoodGoodGood4390567.1
August 1998GoodGoodGoodGood4117067.5
June 1996GoodGoodGoodGood3981462.4
July 1995GoodGoodGoodGood3809065.8
August 1993GoodGoodGoodGood3778572.5
December 1990FairFairFairGood6805355.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,8875,8545864470
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.154,000142,7203,3806,4001,500
Steel Stringerlinear ft.115,90897,7805,79512,3249
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.579,152344,652202,65028,9502,900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.550,576518,1024,28428,1891
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.550,576526,85513,04710,6740
Steel Trusslinear ft.22,81619,3012,2821,2330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.848,951678,931106,12063,670230
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.8,0148,014000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,4093,409000
Steel Secondary Cableeach2762040648
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9322,88627154
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.17,05114,0628532,1360
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.177,149173,7091,0202,200220
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1200120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,0004,20050025050
Steel Gusset Plateeach2,7331,6406834100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.127,42575,90531,85019,110560
Reinforced Concrete Columneach825514130
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.1,6681,3102501080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.492,331413,55849,23324,6174,923
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.74365056370
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1201054110
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.3,8043,804000
Timber Pileeach5,2925,292000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,5551,40015500
Compression Jointlinear ft.4,8963,403972368153
Assembly with Sealeach101101000
Movable Bearingeach7263651312291
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,6302,45972036091
Fixed Bearingeach598339841750
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9902,00562029075
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.21,59121,5791200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.268,254268,214102010