Calumet Street over SEPTA (Norristown Br)


+40.01210, -75.19430
40°00'44" N, 75°11'39" 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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 2017

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]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$879,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor40048.0
March 2015PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor40048.0
September 2013PoorGoodFairPoor40047.9
September 2011PoorGoodFairPoor40048.0
September 2009PoorGoodFairPoor40048.0
September 2007PoorGoodFairPoor40048.0
September 2005PoorGoodFairPoor40037.7
September 2003FairGoodFairFair40064.9
September 2001FairGoodFairFair40067.9
September 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryFair40067.9
September 1997FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair40077.9
September 1995FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair40073.9
September 1993FairExcellentSatisfactoryFair40073.9
September 1991PoorSeriousPoorFair40036.8