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NJ 27 over RARITAN RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.49736, -74.43881
40°29'50" N, 74°26'20" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NJ 27 over RARITAN RIVER
Structure number:1217150
Location:Boat Lanch @ 2nd Av -Park
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:595.2 ft. [181.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.7 ft. [18.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Skew angle:10°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1895
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,888 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:58.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$5,513,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018Fair-SatisfactoryFair1588858.8
August 2016Fair-SatisfactoryFair1588858.8
September 2014Fair-SatisfactoryFair1896057.0
September 2012Fair-SatisfactoryFair1896057.0
October 2010Fair-SatisfactoryFair1823057.4
October 2008Fair-SatisfactoryFair1823057.4
September 2006Fair-SatisfactoryFair1787057.6
August 2004Fair-SatisfactoryFair2138055.6
September 2002Fair-GoodFair3780053.0
October 2000Fair-GoodFair3780053.0
October 1998Fair-GoodFair3708053.0
October 1996Fair-GoodSatisfactory3564346.2
October 1994Fair-GoodSatisfactory3564346.2
September 1992Fair-GoodSatisfactory3270046.2
November 1990Good-GoodGood3270046.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.59537522000
Masonry Archlinear ft.59544015500
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2050180250
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.2051208050
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.20515334180
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1901,1108000