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SPRING GARDEN STR. over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY

Map

Coordinates:
+39.96398, -75.18461
39°57'50" N, 75°11'05" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SPRING GARDEN STR. over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY
Structure number:000000000038971
Old structure number:673014003000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:SPRING GARDEN INCH3590A08
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:229.0 ft. [69.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.4 ft. [18.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,242 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:73.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$389,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1224273.2
June 2015FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2411268.4
March 2014FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2432369.4
March 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1558773.6
March 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1078575.9
March 2008PoorFairSatisfactorySerious1076123.1
April 2006FairFairSatisfactoryFair1936456.4
April 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair2390550.0
April 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair2304550.3
October 1999FairFairSatisfactoryFair1300053.7
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1300052.9
November 1995FairFairSatisfactoryFair1300053.7
February 1994FairFairSatisfactoryFair1300053.7
March 1992FairFairSatisfactoryFair1300053.7
March 1990FairFairGoodGood1300068.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.45318926400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,4921,89260000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,50413,63487000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.11,48111,481000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.77539737800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach86020
Joints
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.1831220061
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach60402
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4304151050