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GRAYS FERRY AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL RIV;AMTRAK

Map

Coordinates:
+39.94111, -75.20583
39°56'28" N, 75°12'21" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:GRAYS FERRY AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL RIV;AMTRAK
Structure number:000000000038999
Old structure number:673021007007030 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.5MI.W.OF I-676 3589H10
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:185.0 ft. [56.4 m]
Total length:1482.0 ft. [451.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:75.5 ft. [23.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3277.7 ft. [999.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:12
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,041 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:67.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$20,393,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2504167.8
July 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2526667.6
September 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair962576.5
September 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1595972.9
September 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1592472.9
2007Fair--Satisfactory2133369.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.16,15515,5504901150
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.129,038129,038000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.128,6730128,67300
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.59250276140
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.22415445250
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.906721152330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.118,285118,285000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3060210096
Compression Jointlinear ft.1621164600
Assembly with Sealeach1919000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1323785010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.107,532107,532000
Fixed Bearingeach4444000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,9165,908800