Share:

VALLEY GREEN ROAD over WISSAHICKON CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+40.11290, -75.21910
40°06'46" N, 75°13'09" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:VALLEY GREEN ROAD over WISSAHICKON CREEK
Structure number:000000000027948
Old structure number:467046062000590 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1/4 Mi W Beth Pk 3369-E2
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:183.1 ft. [55.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1884
Year reconstructed:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:5,864 [as of 2013]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:53.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,260,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018PoorPoorSeriousPoor586453.0
July 2016PoorPoorPoorPoor58645.3
July 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor58645.3
July 2012PoorPoorPoorSerious145014.1
July 2010PoorPoorPoorSerious145014.1
July 2009PoorPoorPoorPoor14502.0
July 2008PoorPoorPoorPoor14502.0
July 2006PoorPoorPoorPoor14502.0
July 2004PoorPoorCriticalPoor14502.0
July 2003PoorPoorPoorFair14502.0
July 2002PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory14502.0
May 2000PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory14502.0
April 1998PoorPoorFairSatisfactory14502.0
April 1996PoorFairPoorGood14502.0
April 1994PoorFairPoorGood14502.0
April 1992PoorPoorFairSatisfactory145014.5
May 1990FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory145016.4