Glenwood Avenue over SEPTA


+39.99600, -75.15620
39°59'46" N, 75°09'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Glenwood Avenue over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039150
Old structure number:677301005001450 (from 1992 edition)
Location:at 15th Street 3590-E1
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.7 ft. [17.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1912
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:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:3,700 [as of 1978]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:51.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$592,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory370051.8
December 2014PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood370052.2
December 2012PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood370052.0
December 2010FairFairSatisfactoryGood370054.2
December 2009FairFairSatisfactoryGood370054.2
December 2008FairFairSatisfactoryGood370054.2
February 2007FairFairSatisfactoryGood370054.2
December 2006FairFairSatisfactoryGood370034.3
December 2004FairFairSatisfactoryGood370038.1
December 2002FairFairSatisfactoryGood370042.3
December 2000FairFairSatisfactoryGood370042.3
December 1998FairFairSatisfactoryGood370042.3
December 1996FairFairSatisfactoryGood370049.7
December 1994FairFairSatisfactoryGood370069.4
December 1992FairFairSatisfactoryGood370069.4
December 1990FairFairFairSatisfactory370062.4