17 CRR-NY 167.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 17. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER IV. HIGHWAYS
SUBCHAPTER C. HIGHWAY USE AND MAINTENANCE
PART 167. PRIVATE BRIDGE INVENTORY
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167.1 Applicability and definitions.
(a) For the purposes of this Part, the term bridge shall mean a structure including supports erected over a depression or an obstruction such as water, highway, or railway, having a track or passageway for carrying vehicle, pedestrian or other traffic and having an opening measured along the center of the roadway of more than twenty feet between undercoppings of abutments or spring lines or arches, or extreme ends of openings for multiple boxes and may include multiple pipes where the clear distance between openings is less than half of the smaller contiguous opening. The term bridge, as defined in this Part, shall also include the approach spans.
(b) For the purpose of this Part, the term private bridge shall mean a bridge as defined in this section, not publicly owned, operated, or maintained, which is regularly used by the public and a bridge not publicly owned, operated, or maintained upon which or under which railroad tracks are located. Bridges carrying or crossing railroad tracks owned or operated by public authorities shall be deemed private bridges. Private bridges shall include, but not be limited to, the following examples:
(i) bridges on entrances to or within shopping areas, schools, places of employment, businesses, multi-unit housing, recreation, public parks, amusement, hospitals, and other public use facilities;
(ii) pedestrian overpasses over parking areas, railroads, bodies of water or other obstruction;
(iii) bridges in parks, golf courses or other recreation areas for the use of persons on bikes, skis, golf carts, snowmobiles or other vehicles; and
(iv) railroad and transit bridges over water or topographic features, except such structures that cross over highways.
(c) Exceptions.
The following shall not be included:
(i) Private bridges over the public highways, with the exception of structures carrying elevated transit or rail lines in New York City, are not required to be inventoried pursuant to this Part because the Department of Transportation has a current inventory of those structures.
(ii) Bridges described in section 165.2 of this Title.
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Current through March 31, 2021
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