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SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY

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Coordinates:
+39.95514, -75.18093
39°57'19" N, 75°10'51" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY
Structure number:000000000039028
Old structure number:673026001012700 (from 1992 edition)
Location:SCHYKL;JFK BLVD. 3590A08
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:261.2 ft. [79.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.5 ft. [21.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:90°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:10
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,886 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:63.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$7,879,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairGoodFairFair1388663.9
June 2016FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory1680264.7
June 2014FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory1718866.7
July 2012FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory1728366.7
July 2010FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2137577.7
July 2008PoorGoodSeriousFair2137530.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.500235194710
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,9916,0231751,7930
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,0703,070000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,01619,016000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,49418,08341100
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,2321,020661460
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,75514,5896551,5110
Substructure
Steel Columneach110830
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,3861,25712900
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.2239113020
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach76100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1414000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach10001
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.263263000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.654654000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.263263000