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WISSAHICKON AVENUE over CSX TRENTON LINE

Map

Coordinates:
+40.00833, -75.17278
40°00'30" N, 75°10'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WISSAHICKON AVENUE over CSX TRENTON LINE
Structure number:000000000039039
Old structure number:674003001004610 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.1MI.NW.HUNTING PK.3480D9
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,916 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:77.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$172,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairFairFairFair2091677.3
July 2014FairFairFairFair2139777.2
July 2012FairFairFairFair683479.8
July 2010FairFairFairFair685279.8
July 2008FairFairFairFair683779.8
August 2006FairGoodGoodFair1790780.9
August 2004FairGoodGoodFair1748581.0
July 2002FairGoodGoodFair1862882.0
November 1999FairGoodGoodFair1792082.1
November 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair1484282.6
November 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1418278.4
April 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1385078.4
April 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1360690.8
July 1990FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1276872.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,2391,2231600
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,2004,200000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,5083,508000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.34145150
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.106545200
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach4242000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.120120000