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PA 34; SR 0034 over LITTLE BUFFALO CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.47417, -77.12778
40°28'27" N, 77°07'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 34; SR 0034 over LITTLE BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:000000000029507
Old structure number:500034041021420 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NEWPORT BORO
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Total length:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1968
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,101 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:62.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$437,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018Fair-FairFair710162.9
April 2016Fair-FairFair662063.2
April 2014Fair-FairFair671863.1
April 2012Fair-FairFair661863.2
April 2011Fair-FairSatisfactory682163.1
April 2010Fair-FairSatisfactory663863.2
October 2009Fair-FairSatisfactory653163.2
April 2009Fair-FairSatisfactory653163.2
April 2007Fair-FairSatisfactory1027461.1
April 2005Fair-FairSatisfactory959561.4
May 2003Fair-FairSatisfactory940761.6
May 2001Fair-FairSatisfactory823762.2
April 1999Poor-PoorSatisfactory797347.5
March 1997Poor-PoorSatisfactory648048.7
March 1995Poor-PoorGood622848.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.6900690
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.5405400
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.157015700
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.251246500