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SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SWEETBRIAR ROAD

Map

Coordinates:
+39.97691, -75.19848
39°58'37" N, 75°11'55" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SWEETBRIAR ROAD
Structure number:000000000038467
Old structure number:670076342414550 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NR.GIRARD AVE.INCH3589J04
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:103.4 ft. [31.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:135,329 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:83.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$469,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13532983.0
December 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13532983.0
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20394183.0
January 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6141881.0
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6183981.0
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6889281.0
March 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory19774383.0
February 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory18624483.0
February 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory18167983.0
September 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory17060183.0
September 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14077483.0
October 1995GoodGoodGoodGood18873881.0
February 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory18413481.0
February 1992GoodGoodGoodGood17022481.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.218216200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.115113200
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.6,2615,88537600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,1422,98515700