PA 850; SR 0850 over BIXLERS RUN

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


+40.37097, -77.40112
40°22'15" N, 77°24'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 850; SR 0850 over BIXLERS RUN
Structure number:000000000029565
Old structure number:500850022018390 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1951
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:907 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:51.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2015PoorPoorFairPoor90751.7
January 2013PoorPoorFairPoor91651.7
January 2011PoorPoorFairFair110367.9
February 2009PoorPoorPoorPoor108550.4
March 2007PoorPoorPoorPoor125750.2
February 2005PoorPoorPoorPoor120250.2
March 2003PoorPoorPoorPoor120250.2
February 2001PoorPoorPoorPoor112550.3
January 1999FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory109881.1
January 1997FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory107681.1
December 1994FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory103281.3
April 1993FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory101081.3
January 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory101070.2