SR 4042 (LR 53043) over W. BR. SCHUYLKILL RIVER


+40.69031, -76.25636
40°41'25" N, 76°15'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 4042 (LR 53043) over W. BR. SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Structure number:000000000030864
Old structure number:534042001000820 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,609 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:61.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$216,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018Fair-FairFair460961.7
August 2016Fair-FairFair467461.6
August 2014Fair-FairFair476361.5
August 2012Poor-PoorFair481746.1
September 2010Poor-PoorFair645043.5
September 2008Poor-PoorFair642443.5
August 2006Fair-FairFair634459.7
August 2004Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory752670.7
August 2002Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory731970.9
September 2000Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1069767.7
October 1998Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1048767.9
October 1996Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory988168.5
October 1994Good-GoodGood953468.8
November 1992Fair-SatisfactoryGood942168.9
November 1991Poor-SeriousSerious891022.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.63262890
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.70055150
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6363000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.189189000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6355620