Abbottsford Avenue over CONRAIL and SEPTA


+40.01590, -75.17550
40°00'57" N, 75°10'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Abbottsford Avenue over CONRAIL and SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039105
Old structure number:677301001003170 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W of Wissahickon 17D13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1929
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,600 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:54.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,080,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.9
September 2015PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.9
September 2013PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.9
September 2011PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.9
September 2009PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.9
September 2007PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.9
September 2005PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360037.8
September 2003PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360040.1
September 2001PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360040.1
September 1999PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360040.1
September 1997PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360060.6
September 1995PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360056.9
September 1993PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360056.9
September 1991PoorSeriousPoorPoor1360054.0