Abbottsford Avenue over CONRAIL and SEPTA


+40.01605, -75.17522
40°00'58" N, 75°10'31" 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:18.7 ft. [5.7 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 2015

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]
Operating rating:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.9 tons [26.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:54.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201554.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 201354.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 201154.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 200954.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 200754.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 200537.8PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 200340.1PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 200140.1PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 199940.1PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 199760.6PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 199556.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 199356.9PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600
September 199154.0PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD13600