+40.59486, -78.51691
40°35'42" N, 78°31'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 53 over LAUREL RUN
Structure number:000000000008391
Old structure number:110053055020320 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 MILE NORTH OF SR 1014
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,759 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:93.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory175993.7
June 2016Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory180293.7
September 2014Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory163093.8
November 2012Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory165991.8
February 2011Good-GoodGood166891.8
April 2009Good-GoodGood247989.9
May 2007Good-GoodGood246889.9
June 2005Good-GoodGood242990.0
October 2003Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory218790.2
November 2001Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory212890.3
January 2000Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory250989.9
March 1998Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory241290.0
April 1996Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory236591.0
May 1994Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory228792.8
October 1992Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory226492.8
November 1990Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory220592.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.4040000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9696000