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WISSAHICKON AVENUE over SEPTA (CHESTNUT HILL W)

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Coordinates:
+40.02257, -75.17815
40°01'21" N, 75°10'41" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WISSAHICKON AVENUE over SEPTA (CHESTNUT HILL W)
Structure number:000000000039043
Old structure number:674003003005170 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NEAR QUEEN LANE 3480B07
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1916
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,591 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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 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:78.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1259178.3
August 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1142978.6
November 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1155078.6
November 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1158078.6
November 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1067878.8
November 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1045878.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0449648000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,2033,99321000
Substructure
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.3913197020
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.235023500
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2322100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Fixed Bearingeach2323000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9898000