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MARKET STREET over SCHUYLKILL RIVER

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Coordinates:
+39.95443, -75.18035
39°57'16" N, 75°10'49" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MARKET STREET over SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Structure number:000000000038378
Old structure number:673010009000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CENTER CITY PHILA. 3590A8
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:350.1 ft. [106.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:118.1 ft. [36.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,974 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:62.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,244,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016PoorPoorPoorFair1497462.6
July 2014PoorPoorPoorFair1099466.0
July 2012PoorPoorPoorFair624967.7
July 2010PoorPoorPoorFair1089466.1
July 2008PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory1089466.1
August 2006PoorPoorFairSatisfactory1610081.5
May 2004PoorPoorFairSatisfactory1722181.2
April 2002PoorPoorFairSatisfactory2187579.9
March 2000PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory2138188.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5281,1471762050
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.40,59238,5622,03000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.24,08022,8761,20400
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.2,2962,2762000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7,9786,0481,6003300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.1551104500
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.400240150100
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.47223623600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.688688000