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SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXP;RAMP A

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Coordinates:
+39.95242, -75.18218
39°57'09" N, 75°10'56" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXP;RAMP A
Structure number:000000000039471
Old structure number:673039001000530 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BTWN.WALNUT/CHEST 3590A08
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:485.9 ft. [148.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.5 ft. [21.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,864 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:57.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,505,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor886457.3
July 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor878859.3
July 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor319459.7
July 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor320262.7
July 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor331662.7
July 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1727762.6
July 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1687061.3
June 2002PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1667061.3
May 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory1003059.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,2746,0551,21900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.161,297161,297000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.40,80438,3562,44800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.23,18423,01616800
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,35167467700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.161,297161,297000
Substructure
Steel Columneach3104270
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.161,297161,297000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.136013600
Compression Jointlinear ft.482048200
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.7373000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.923910760