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RAILROAD AVENUE over READING CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.28609, -75.22801
40°17'10" N, 75°13'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:RAILROAD AVENUE over READING CREEK
Structure number:000000000007113
Old structure number:091006005000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:WEST OF CHALFONT 27G03
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Skew angle:32°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,594 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:65.9 tons [59.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201565.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO4594
March 201365.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO4582
March 201164.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO5011
May 200931.6PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD5013
May 200731.6PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD4992
March 200542.2PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD5650
March 200342.3PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD5506
March 200142.5PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD5266
April 199846.2PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD378
July 199649.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO365
July 199455.6FairGoodFairFairFO1637
July 199251.5FairGoodFairFairFO1599
July 199047.0FairGoodFairFairFO1537