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GIRARD AVENUE over CSX RAILROAD

Map 

Coordinates:
+39.97480, -75.19881
39°58'29" N, 75°11'56" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:GIRARD AVENUE over CSX RAILROAD
Structure number:000000000038411
Old structure number:670030007000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:@PHILADELPHIA ZOO 3589J05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1890
Year reconstructed:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,722 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Operating rating:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:17.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$254,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201617.0PoorSeriousSeriousSatisfactorySD17722
June 201417.0PoorSeriousSeriousSatisfactorySD17882
June 201214.0PoorSeriousSeriousSatisfactorySD10962
June 201014.1PoorSeriousSeriousSatisfactorySD10991
July 200814.1PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactorySD10152
August 200650.1FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO31079
August 200450.3FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO30660
July 200254.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO30296
September 199972.6FairFairFairSatisfactory-28446
September 199775.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-27056
October 199565.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO26630
February 199462.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO36808
February 199262.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO34510