Fisher's Lane over Tacony Creek


+40.02081, -75.10333
40°01'15" N, 75°06'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Fisher's Lane over Tacony Creek
Structure number:000000000039144
Old structure number:677301004001200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:FISHER'S LANE 18E13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Total length:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1801
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Masonry [8]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 1999]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection has failed. River control devices have been destroyed. Stream bed aggradation, degradation or lateral movement has changed the channel to now threaten the bridge and/or approach roadway. [3]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:19.9 tons [18.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:41.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$279,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201641.0Poor-SeriousPoorSD50
October 201441.0Poor-SeriousPoorSD50
October 201241.0Poor-SeriousPoorSD50
October 201041.0Poor-SeriousPoorSD50
October 200841.0Poor-PoorSeriousSD50
January 200741.0Poor-PoorSeriousSD50
October 200641.0Poor-PoorSeriousSD50
October 200439.0Poor-PoorSeriousSD50
October 200239.0Poor-PoorSeriousSD50
October 200039.0Poor-PoorSeriousSD50
October 19987.6Poor-PoorSeriousSD3100
October 199643.7Poor-PoorPoorSD3100
October 199431.1Poor-PoorFairSD3100
October 199231.1Poor-PoorFairSD3100
October 199028.8Poor---SD3100