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SCHUYLKILL AV WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY

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Coordinates:
+39.95627, -75.18051
39°57'23" N, 75°10'50" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL AV WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY
Structure number:000000000039022
Old structure number:673030001307930 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NE.CORNER 30TH ST.3590A08
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:149.9 ft. [45.7 m]
Total length:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Year reconstructed:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:29,623 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:67.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair2962367.8
June 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair3355768.6
July 2012FairSatisfactoryFairFair2665276.3
July 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair2672176.3
July 2008FairFairFairFair2887674.5
July 2006FairFairFairFair2862874.6
July 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair2834574.7
June 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair2331076.2
May 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1157589.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1600145105
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,5609,92663400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,7227,722000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,86501,86050
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Substructure
Steel Columneach102620
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.1651402500
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.6767000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2402400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000