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BRISTOL PIKE over NESHAMINY CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.09365, -74.91321
40°05'37" N, 74°54'48" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BRISTOL PIKE over NESHAMINY CREEK
Structure number:000000000006764
Old structure number:090013012003350 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BENSALEM TWP. 42C12
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:275.9 ft. [84.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.6 ft. [19.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,251 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:107.8 tons [98.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201678.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-24251
November 201480.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-24791
November 201284.8FairFairFairSatisfactory-8147
December 201085.8FairFairFairSatisfactory-8168
December 200885.8FairFairFairSatisfactory-8150
December 200684.2FairSatisfactoryFairGood-17853
December 200496.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-17144
November 200294.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-15228
October 200074.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-14884
May 199775.7FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-14649
April 199570.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-26740