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PA 271, Locust St. over LEHIGH VALLEY RR MANGEME

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

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Coordinates:
+40.34281, -78.88543
40°20'34" N, 78°53'08" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 271, Locust St. over LEHIGH VALLEY RR MANGEME
Structure number:110271027020860
Location:223 FEET SOUTH OF SR 3029
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Owner:Railroad [27]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1975
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2008

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,421 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:42.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2008PoorFairPoorFair542142.7
April 1999PoorFairPoorFair630339.8
January 1992PoorFairPoorPoor629242.8