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BROAD STREET over READING RAILROAD;ROAD

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Coordinates:
+39.95972, -75.16167
39°57'35" N, 75°09'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BROAD STREET over READING RAILROAD;ROAD
Structure number:000000000038677
Old structure number:670611002006970 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CENTER CITY 3590E07
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:264.1 ft. [80.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.2 ft. [34.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1895
Year reconstructed: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:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,663 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:53.4
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$1,650,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016PoorPoorPoorPoor1866353.4
March 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor2198138.0
March 2012PoorPoorFairPoor1094942.2
April 2010PoorPoorFairPoor1195842.5
April 2008PoorPoorFairPoor1195842.5
April 2006PoorPoorFairFair2579556.6
March 2004PoorPoorFairFair2909555.8
February 2002PoorPoorFairFair2887455.8
November 1999PoorPoorFairFair3183052.1
October 1997FairFairSatisfactoryFair4733467.2
November 1995FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4523283.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,1711,9892,2629200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.53,76653,766000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.30,42025,6204,80000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.16,295016,29500
Substructure
Steel Columneach2002180
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.1174848021
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.23698972021
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.1301300
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.34539236700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Joints
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.232023200
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach163016300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.53,76653,766000
Fixed Bearingeach4104100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000