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SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER BANK

Map

Coordinates:
+39.95672, -75.18106
39°57'24" N, 75°10'52" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER BANK
Structure number:000000000038477
Old structure number:670076344402200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:ARCH TO UNIV.AVE.3590 A09
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:6162.4 ft. [1878.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:130,168 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:56.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$920,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairFairFairFair13016856.0
June 2014FairFairFairFair21146756.0
July 2012FairFairFairFair7191356.0
July 2010FairFairFairFair7240556.0
August 2008FairFairFairFair6396556.0
March 2007FairFairFairFair11788656.0
August 2006FairFairFairFair12494456.0
August 2004FairFairFairFair11068856.0
August 2002FairFairFairFair10964656.0
July 2000FairFairFairFair10695456.0
May 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10434668.0
May 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10000074.0
July 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10752973.0
July 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory11420484.0
May 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory10821785.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,6382,6261020
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,16714,64052700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,689013,68900
Substructure
Steel Columneach3,8303,69683438
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.688,202688,202000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach23813779211
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.21,54620,0539225710
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.4,9651,8423,12300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.17,58116,51864341010
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.440,957425,62715,33000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.440,9570440,95700