T-348 (CO.BR. #13) over TOWANDA CREEK


+41.69690, -76.60170
41°41'49" N, 76°36'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:T-348 (CO.BR. #13) over TOWANDA CREEK
Structure number:000000000006588
Old structure number:087209035000130 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.4 M.E. OF WEST FRANKLIN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1904
Year reconstructed:1962
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2017]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:16.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$850,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
July 2015PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
July 2013PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
July 2011PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
July 2009PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
July 2008PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
May 2007PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious5016.5
September 2006PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 2005PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 2004PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 2003PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 2002PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 2001PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 2000PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 1999PoorGoodFairSerious5016.5
May 1998PoorGoodFairPoor5031.2
May 1997PoorGoodFairPoor5031.2
September 1996FairGoodFairFair5047.2
February 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryFair5049.2
September 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryFair5049.2
December 1991FairGoodSatisfactoryFair5053.2