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SCHUYLKILL EXPWAY. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;CSX RR

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Coordinates:
+39.94094, -75.19491
39°56'27" N, 75°11'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

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:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:2010
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]
Operating rating:56.9 tons [51.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201684.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-99105
March 201481.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-95101
March 201284.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-70134
March 201067.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-70614
March 200840.0PoorFairPoorFairSD69894
March 200638.0PoorFairPoorFairSD128814
April 200430.5PoorFairPoorFairSD120950
March 200238.0PoorFairPoorFairSD124140
January 200040.0PoorFairPoorFairSD118139
January 199857.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-87600
February 199669.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-87600
May 199469.0FairFairFairFair-87600
May 199269.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-87600
May 199070.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-87600