PA 61 (LR 160) over I-78 (LR 285)


+40.55704, -75.99808
40°33'25" N, 75°59'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 61 (LR 160) over I-78 (LR 285)
Structure number:000000000004607
Old structure number:060061037400000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:I-78/PA 61 INTERCHANGE
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,979 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:75.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$421,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairFairSatisfactoryFair2197975.4
June 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2310077.6
June 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2222080.7
June 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1110981.4
June 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1042081.4
July 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1042081.4
July 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2095688.9
July 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1979487.9
August 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2013085.9
September 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1993085.9
September 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1976486.9
October 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1862487.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2061,70650000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,956016,95600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,34611,18616000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,71610,513148550
Reinforced Concrete Columneach128400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.141904560
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.146136820
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.154015400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.15413012012
Movable Bearingeach42172500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1501005000
Fixed Bearingeach1414000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5005000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3152754000