THIRD AVENUE over Harlem Rivr Dr NB, HARLE


+40.80703, -73.93375
40°48'25" N, 73°56'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:THIRD AVENUE over Harlem Rivr Dr NB, HARLE
Structure number:000000002240069
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:175.9 ft. [53.6 m]
Total length:1145.1 ft. [349.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
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: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,922 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:68.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$187,772,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good4292268.2
August 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4520983.6
September 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4299183.8
September 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4510083.6
August 2010GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent5585883.1
October 2008GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent3273684.3
November 2006GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1302129.0
September 2004GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent5883454.1
October 2003PoorFairPoorPoor588345.6
September 2002PoorFairPoorPoor566195.4
August 2001PoorPoorSeriousPoor566192.0
October 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor5661910.4
September 1999PoorFairFairPoor566199.4
August 1998PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor3632211.4
August 1997PoorFairSeriousSerious363224.0
August 1996PoorPoorSeriousSerious371459.5
August 1995PoorPoorSeriousSerious567067.5
August 1994PoorPoorSeriousSerious5670615.0
July 1993PoorPoorSeriousSerious5670632.9
October 1992PoorPoorSeriousSerious5670632.9
October 1991PoorPoorSeriousPoor5670632.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.50437213200
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,1497,149000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.69,65069,650000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.6,4156,415000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,05730,9820075
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.57,41952,5472004,6720
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.43,13140,9212,21000
Steel Trusslinear ft.704704000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.52,04751,93700110
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,4961,496000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,14031,136004
Steel Gusset Plateeach7070000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,0007,000000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach22000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.65043221710
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.139139000
Steel Pileeach80063170
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach7474000
Other Material Pileeach2202200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.561559200
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.21,49421,494000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.21,49420,0699005250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,49421,494000
Compression Jointlinear ft.665483156260
Open Jointlinear ft.176176000
Elastomeric Bearingeach224224000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7043242100170
Other Bearingeach55000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7070000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.4,7904,789100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,22332,223000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,5221,520020