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SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY

Map

Coordinates:
+39.95382, -75.18146
39°57'14" N, 75°10'53" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY
Structure number:000000000039472
Old structure number:673039001006120 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BTW.CHESTNUT/WANUT3590A08
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Total length:455.1 ft. [138.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.7 ft. [25.5 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 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:13
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:Fair
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: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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:76.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,977,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair886476.2
June 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair878878.8
July 2012FairSatisfactoryFairFair319479.3
July 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair320279.1
July 2008FairSatisfactoryFairFair331679.1
July 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair1727778.3
July 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair1687077.1
June 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair1667078.0
May 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair1003075.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,3737,3600130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.139,791139,791000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.42,27132,9029,36900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.30,34723,6336,71400
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,3031,2760270
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.139,791139,791000
Substructure
Steel Columneach2922250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.139,791139,791000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.6790630049
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8067594700