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SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over BLACK ROAD

Map

Coordinates:
+39.98204, -75.20758
39°58'55" N, 75°12'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over BLACK ROAD
Structure number:000000000038462
Old structure number:670076342008240 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NR.COLUMBIA BRDG. 3589G03
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:1988
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 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: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:206,979 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory20697985.0
February 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory20394185.0
February 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6141885.0
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6183985.0
March 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6889285.0
March 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19774383.0
February 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory18624483.0
February 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory16840983.0
September 1999GoodVery GoodGoodGood14303083.0
October 1997GoodVery GoodGoodGood13707478.0
October 1995GoodGoodGoodGood16201983.0
February 1994GoodGoodGoodGood15806783.0
March 1992GoodGoodGoodGood17964283.0
August 1990GoodGoodGoodGood17022484.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,0562,01232120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,257013,25700
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.254247700
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.33000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.202199210
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.2069065051
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach3203200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Fixed Bearingeach3230200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.532528400