54th Street over AMTRAK


+39.93480, -75.21710
39°56'05" N, 75°13'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:54th Street over AMTRAK
Structure number:000000000039157
Old structure number:677301005401170 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Paschall Ave. 36H02
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1977
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,200 [as of 1994]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,673,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420093.8
January 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420093.8
January 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420093.8
January 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420093.8
January 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420093.8
January 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420074.5
January 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420076.5
January 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420080.5
January 2000GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good420080.5
January 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent420080.5
January 1996PoorCriticalCriticalSerious410030.5
January 1994PoorCriticalCriticalSerious410030.5
January 1992PoorCriticalCriticalSerious410030.5
January 1990PoorCriticalCriticalSerious410030.5