47th Street over SEPTA


+39.94250, -75.20990
39°56'33" N, 75°12'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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 2018

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]
Sufficiency rating:91.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
March 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
March 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
March 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
March 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
April 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602234.9
March 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
March 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602291.4
March 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602290.0
March 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602294.0
March 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood602294.0
March 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good602294.0
March 1996GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent602292.9
March 1994GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent602294.5
June 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent602294.5