Chelten Avenue over SEPTA (Chestnut Hill W.)


+40.03833, -75.17214
40°02'18" N, 75°10'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Chelten Avenue over SEPTA (Chestnut Hill W.)
Structure number:000000000039126
Old structure number:677301002002950 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W of Pulaski Avenue 17D11
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.6 ft. [14.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.7 ft. [25.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1917
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,600 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201562.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 201362.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 201162.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 200962.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 200762.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 200562.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 200366.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-6600
August 200166.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-6600
August 199966.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-6600
August 199766.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-6600
August 199565.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO6600
August 199365.4FairFairFairFairFO6600
August 199149.4PoorFairFairPoorSD6600