PA 163; Mason Dix over I-81; SR 0081


+39.72124, -77.73250
39°43'16" N, 77°43'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 163; Mason Dix over I-81; SR 0081
Structure number:000000000017400
Old structure number:280163006000000 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Total length:309.1 ft. [94.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:1983
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,377 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:83.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$260,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2016FairGoodFairSatisfactory237783.7
February 2014FairGoodFairGood266985.5
March 2012FairGoodFairGood267185.5
March 2010FairGoodFairGood259985.6
March 2008PoorGoodPoorFair259968.2
March 2006PoorGoodPoorFair223247.5
March 2004FairGoodFairFair219964.3
March 2002FairGoodFairFair215264.3
February 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryFair211364.3
January 1998FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair206164.4
January 1996FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory220888.9
January 1994FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory181890.1
February 1992FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory143890.3
January 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryGood141190.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8001,52527500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,28011,280000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,20010,200000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1201200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.75403500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.113011300
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.136136000
Movable Bearingeach2424000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Fixed Bearingeach66000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.500500000