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SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;CSX RR

Map

Coordinates:
+39.94107, -75.19502
39°56'28" N, 75°11'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;CSX RR
Structure number:000000000038495
Old structure number:670076345404140 (from 1992 edition)
Location:UNIVERSISTY AVE 3589K10
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Total length:1645.1 ft. [501.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:99,105 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:84.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$14,975,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory9910584.3
March 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory9510181.3
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7013484.2
March 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7061467.4
March 2008PoorFairPoorFair6989440.0
March 2006PoorFairPoorFair12881438.0
April 2004PoorFairPoorFair12095030.5
March 2002PoorFairPoorFair12414038.0
January 2000PoorFairPoorFair11813940.0
January 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8760057.0
February 1996FairFairFairSatisfactory8760069.0
May 1994FairFairFairFair8760069.0
May 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory8760069.0
May 1990FairSatisfactoryFairFair8760070.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2643,2144460
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.96,77896,778000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.17,95317,953000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.96,77896,778000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.105,472100,4395,03300
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.95,105095,10500
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5,5774,3761,172290
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.96,77896,778000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2312920
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7269111
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7676000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.199199000
Other Jointlinear ft.2739018300
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2121000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.96,77896,778000
Fixed Bearingeach1010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.53,76653,766000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4,7844,784000