South Street over I-76, Schuylkill R & CSX


+39.94734, -75.18746
39°56'50" N, 75°11'15" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:South Street over I-76, Schuylkill R & CSX
Structure number:000000000046462
Old structure number:677301001000110 (from 1992 edition)
Location:East of 33rd St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:144.0 ft. [43.9 m]
Total length:753.0 ft. [229.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:82.7 ft. [25.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:2010
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans 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: May 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,000 [as of 1975]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:53.1 tons [48.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.0 tons [37.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.1
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201693.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-20000
May 201493.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-20000
May 201290.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-20000
April 201192.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-20000
May 200848.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD20000
May 200652.1PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 200450.7PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 200250.7PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 200050.7PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 199853.7PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 199658.5PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 199429.3PoorFairPoorFairSD20000
May 199256.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO20000
May 199056.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO20000