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GERMANTOWN AVENUE over CSX (LOW FREIGHT LINE)

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Coordinates:
+40.02330, -75.16170
40°01'24" N, 75°09'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:GERMANTOWN AVENUE over CSX (LOW FREIGHT LINE)
Structure number:000000000039051
Old structure number:674005003000610 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AT WINDRIM AVE. 3480E07
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:Railroad [27]
Year built:1914
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,978 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:78.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$281,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairFairFairFair997878.2
December 2014FairFairFairFair779680.6
December 2012FairFairFairFair790480.6
December 2010FairFairFairFair981880.3
December 2008FairFairFairFair979680.3
December 2006FairFairFairFair965880.3
December 2004FairFairFairFair775480.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.416192160640
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,1932,06113200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,2751,2116400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1255550200
Bearings
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach2626000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.842630280