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JFK BLVD. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;CSX RR

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Coordinates:
+39.95541, -75.17993
39°57'19" N, 75°10'48" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:JFK BLVD. over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;CSX RR
Structure number:000000000039017
Old structure number:673037001200000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:30TH STREET STA. 3590B08
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:185.0 ft. [56.4 m]
Total length:487.9 ft. [148.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:2009
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:2
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: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,118 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:73.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,901,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1311873.3
September 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1332776.1
September 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1332776.1
September 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory191476.9
September 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory262776.8
September 2008PoorFairSeriousFair262711.8
April 2008PoorFairSeriousFair134642.0
July 2006PoorFairSeriousFair132432.0
November 2005PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair133603.0
July 2004PoorFairSeriousFair131752.0
July 2003PoorFairSeriousFair131756.0
June 2002PoorFairSeriousFair219576.0
June 2000PoorFairSeriousFair2152536.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8971,897000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,7943,793001
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.38,656038,65600
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,5801,580000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.182182000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9189200
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.8073610
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.77000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.162016200
Other Jointlinear ft.8181000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach88000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Pot Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.964964000