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WHITBY AVENUE over SEPTA(WEST CHESTER BR.)

Map

Coordinates:
+39.94621, -75.22828
39°56'46" N, 75°13'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WHITBY AVENUE over SEPTA(WEST CHESTER BR.)
Structure number:000000000038978
Old structure number:673017001031200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S.BALTIMORE AVE. 3589D09
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:78.4 ft. [23.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1917
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,531 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:73.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,557,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016PoorPoorFairSatisfactory653173.7
August 2014PoorPoorFairSatisfactory613473.8
October 2012PoorPoorFairSatisfactory619973.2
October 2010PoorPoorFairSatisfactory621573.7
October 2008PoorPoorFairSatisfactory820073.3
October 2006PoorPoorFairSatisfactory816678.9
September 2004PoorPoorFairSatisfactory803178.7
September 2002PoorPoorFairSatisfactory938382.6
September 2000PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory919877.6
May 1998FairFairFairSatisfactory634782.1
May 1996PoorPoorPoorFair615557.3
June 1994PoorPoorPoorFair860043.8
June 1992PoorSeriousPoorFair860041.6
June 1990PoorPoorFairSatisfactory860056.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.9121836241050
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,9332,8612471,8250
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,7782,63913900
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120556050
Bearings
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach3434000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.126953100