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FERN AVENUE over SKIPPACK CREEK

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

Map

Coordinates:
+40.16420, -75.43330
40°09'51" N, 75°25'60" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FERN AVENUE over SKIPPACK CREEK
Structure number:000000000027924
Old structure number:467046029000960 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 M SE OF SR 4008
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:100 [as of 1977]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:34.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,297,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2014Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2012Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2010Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2009Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2008Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2006Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2004Poor-PoorPoor10034.9
August 2002PoorCriticalPoorPoor10064.0
June 2000PoorCriticalPoorPoor10064.0
June 1998PoorCriticalPoorFair10060.0
May 1996PoorCriticalPoorFair10031.9
May 1994PoorCriticalPoorFair10031.9
May 1992PoorImminent FailureSeriousPoor10035.9
June 1990----10031.9