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GIRARD AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL EXPWY.&W.RIV

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Coordinates:
+39.97514, -75.19446
39°58'31" N, 75°11'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:GIRARD AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL EXPWY.&W.RIV
Structure number:000000000038388
Old structure number:670013009000800 (from 1992 edition)
Location:FAIRMOUNT PARK 3589J04
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:107.0 ft. [32.6 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:101.7 ft. [31.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Year reconstructed:2000
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,519 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:69.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,334,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2016FairGoodFairFair3551969.9
May 2014FairGoodFairFair2988972.4
June 2012FairGoodFairFair1472376.8
June 2010FairGoodFairFair1476176.7
June 2008FairGoodFairFair1568176.5
June 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair3168771.9
June 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryFair3624970.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7012681,42940
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.34110623500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,678017,67800
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3149022400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Substructure
Steel Columneach100730
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.843440100
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.139134500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.110604550
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.102327000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.102102000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2012800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Fixed Bearingeach107300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.348348000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000