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DELAWARE EXPWAY. over LEHIGH;SOMERSET STREETS

Map

Coordinates:
+39.97769, -75.11181
39°58'40" N, 75°06'43" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:DELAWARE EXPWAY. over LEHIGH;SOMERSET STREETS
Structure number:000000000038597
Old structure number:670095023413650 (from 1992 edition)
Location:LEHIGH;SOMMERSET 3591A04
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:332.0 ft. [101.2 m]
Total length:1254.0 ft. [382.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:116.5 ft. [35.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:121.1 ft. [36.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
Year reconstructed:1984
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: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: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:174,389 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:71.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$10,628,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory17438971.0
August 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory17150871.0
August 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory15798471.0
September 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory7657571.0
October 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory7493870.1
October 2007PoorFairPoorFair18995054.1
September 2005FairFairFairFair17366273.0
September 2003FairFairFairFair16827873.0
September 2001PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory16365969.0
February 1999PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory17879469.0
December 1996FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory16388953.9
January 1995PoorFairPoorFair15523432.9
January 1993PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair16104339.0
February 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair15260155.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.9,9929,992000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.172,050172,050000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.12,86512,865000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.172,050172,050000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.151,619145,7045,91500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.142,6140142,61400
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.11,22011,10570450
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.344,101344,101000
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1212000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach32171500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8167734030
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.244024400
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach40221800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.107,532107,532000
Fixed Bearingeach3232000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.86,02586,025000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,0044,9851450