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PASSYUNK AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;ROADS

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Coordinates:
+39.91976, -75.20297
39°55'11" N, 75°12'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:PASSYUNK AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;ROADS
Structure number:000000000038987
Old structure number:673019007000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NEAR JERRYS CORNER3699H03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:222.1 ft. [67.7 m]
Total length:2240.3 ft. [682.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:40,028 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,474,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201667.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-40028
July 201465.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-40388
August 201265.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO18769
August 201066.9FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO17208
August 200866.9FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO17170
August 200662.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO36367
August 200461.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO37031
July 200263.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO35699
March 200056.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO34401
May 199873.0GoodGoodGoodGood-39368
May 199677.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-38138
May 199481.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-27238
June 199279.8GoodGoodGoodGood-26756
May 199082.4GoodGoodGoodGood-25536