Calumet Street over SEPTA (Norristown Br)


+40.01206, -75.19433
40°00'43" N, 75°11'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Calumet Street over SEPTA (Norristown Br)
Structure number:000000000039117
Old structure number:677301002000790 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W. of Cresson St 3479-J9
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:400 [as of 1984]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:69.9 tons [63.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201548.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD400
September 201347.9PoorGoodFairPoorSD400
September 201148.0PoorGoodFairPoorSD400
September 200948.0PoorGoodFairPoorSD400
September 200748.0PoorGoodFairPoorSD400
September 200537.7PoorGoodFairPoorSD400
September 200364.9FairGoodFairFairFO400
September 200167.9FairGoodFairFairFO400
September 199967.9FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO400
September 199777.9FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFairFO400
September 199573.9FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFairFO400
September 199373.9FairExcellentSatisfactoryFairFO400
September 199136.8PoorSeriousPoorFairSD400