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MORRIS ROAD over WISSAHICKON CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.13939, -75.21679
40°08'22" N, 75°13'00" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MORRIS ROAD over WISSAHICKON CREEK
Structure number:000000000027588
Old structure number:462001002000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:FORT WASHING 30J4/3257F8
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1841
Year reconstructed:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,776 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:60.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,139,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017Fair-SatisfactoryFair777660.6
April 2015Fair-SatisfactoryFair777260.6
April 2013Fair-SatisfactoryFair777260.6
April 2011Fair-SatisfactoryFair93817.0
June 2009Poor-SeriousFair940520.3
June 2007Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory904870.7
June 2005Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory881069.4
June 2003Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory946069.0
June 2001Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory904769.3
September 1999Fair-SatisfactoryGood902071.5
September 1998Fair-SatisfactoryGood443173.2
September 1996Good-GoodGood425973.3
September 1994Poor-Imminent FailureCritical40385.0
September 1993Poor-SeriousPoor39433.0
October 1991Poor-PoorPoor384324.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.84612300
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.5050000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.5050000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.1901711900