Seventeenth Street over SEPTA


+39.99890, -75.15880
39°59'56" N, 75°09'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Seventeenth Street over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039110
Old structure number:677301001702350 (from 1992 edition)
Location:at Indiana Avenue 3590E1
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Total length:139.1 ft. [42.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,700 [as of 2012]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:91.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,890,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood970091.5
February 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood970091.5
June 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood970091.5
December 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood970090.5
December 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood970090.5
February 2007GoodGoodVery GoodGood970090.5
December 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood970029.7
December 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood970071.7
December 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood970075.8
December 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood970075.8
October 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood970075.8
December 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood970090.0
December 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood970092.2
December 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood970092.2
December 1990GoodExcellentExcellentGood970076.0