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BROAD STREET over LITTLE SCHUYLKILL RIVER

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Coordinates:
+40.58010, -76.02640
40°34'48" N, 76°01'35" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BROAD STREET over LITTLE SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Structure number:000000000031004
Old structure number:537423000091230 (from 1992 edition)
Location:460 FT WEST OF SR 61
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Skew angle:14°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1926
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1985]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:42.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$123,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018PoorFairPoorFair20042.4
December 2016PoorFairPoorFair20042.4
December 2014PoorFairPoorFair20049.6
December 2013PoorFairPoorSatisfactory20049.6
December 2012PoorFairPoorSatisfactory20049.7
December 2011PoorFairPoorSatisfactory20049.7
December 2010PoorFairPoorSatisfactory20049.6
December 2008PoorPoorPoorCritical2006.0
October 2005PoorPoorFairCritical2006.0
October 2004PoorFairFairCritical2008.0
October 2003PoorFairFairCritical2008.0
October 2002PoorFairFairCritical2008.0
October 2001PoorFairFairCritical2008.0
October 2000PoorFairFairPoor20034.2
October 1999PoorFairFairPoor20034.2
October 1998PoorFairFairPoor20034.2
October 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair20045.7
October 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20033.0
October 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20033.0
October 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20033.0