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TORRESDALE AVENUE over PENNYPACK CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.03707, -75.02178
40°02'13" N, 75°01'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:TORRESDALE AVENUE over PENNYPACK CREEK
Structure number:000000000038742
Old structure number:671004019002970 (from 1992 edition)
Location:HOLMESBURG PRISON 3482G05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.7 ft. [18.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Skew angle:17°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1974
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,156 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201693.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-13156
May 201493.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-13565
June 201293.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-13709
June 201093.1FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-13745
June 200891.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-16007
April 200695.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-15677
March 200496.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-13055
April 200295.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-12585
April 199993.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-13129
May 199793.8FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-11387
May 199593.6FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-11208
May 199393.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-10846
June 199193.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-10846