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WALNUT STREET over SCHUYLKILL,24TH,RR,32,31

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Coordinates:
+39.95139, -75.18167
39°57'05" N, 75°10'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WALNUT STREET over SCHUYLKILL,24TH,RR,32,31
Structure number:000000000038921
Old structure number:670003009106070 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CENTER CITY PHILA. 3590A8
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:2408.3 ft. [734.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.7 ft. [18.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1892
Year reconstructed:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,897 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:84.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1189784.2
September 2014GoodGoodGoodGood1225472.3
September 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1532871.1
September 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1536874.4
September 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1557974.3
March 2007GoodGoodGoodGood1525874.4
September 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1551474.3
September 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1795873.4
September 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1731273.6
September 2000GoodGoodGoodGood1692071.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,3653,1492,21600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.86,02586,025000
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,0229,9972500
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.152,1990152,19900
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.4646000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Substructure
Steel Columneach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach6260200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.238233500
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.1951593600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.155150500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9529143800
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3888530300
Other Jointlinear ft.6206200
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach2101753500
Movable Bearingeach116500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Pot Bearingeach2020000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,9073,907000