47th Street over SEPTA


+39.94254, -75.20994
39°56'33" N, 75°12'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:47th Street over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039148
Old structure number:677301004701260 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Woodland Ave - 36J01
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1992
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,022 [as of 1990]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:62.9 tons [57.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:91.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201691.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 201491.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 201291.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 201091.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
April 200834.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 200891.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 200691.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 200490.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO6022
March 200294.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-6022
March 200094.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-6022
March 199894.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-6022
March 199692.9GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent-6022
March 199494.5GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent-6022
June 199294.5GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-6022