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GERMANTOWN AVENUE over CRESHEIM CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.06619, -75.19626
40°03'58" N, 75°11'47" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:GERMANTOWN AVENUE over CRESHEIM CREEK
Structure number:000000000039068
Old structure number:674007010001360 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CHESTNUT HILL 3369J10
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1885
Year reconstructed:2008
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Masonry [8]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,253 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:91.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$981,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory825391.8
March 2014Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory988293.2
April 2012Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory993793.1
April 2010Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1144392.6
December 2008Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1141892.6
April 2008Poor-PoorSerious1137023.8
December 2006Poor-PoorSerious1080124.3
May 1994Fair-FairFair1250957.7
August 1993Fair-FairFair1228857.9
May 1992Fair-FairFair1228857.9
January 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1172740.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.2520500
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2828000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.163016300
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.116116000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.352352000