54th Street over AMTRAK


+39.93481, -75.21708
39°56'05" N, 75°13'01" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:19.7 ft. [6.0 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]
Inventory rating:69.9 tons [63.5 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201693.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 201493.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 201293.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 201093.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 200893.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 200674.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 200476.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 200280.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 200080.5GoodExcellentVery GoodVery GoodFO4200
January 199880.5GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO4200
January 199630.5PoorCriticalCriticalSeriousSD4100
January 199430.5PoorCriticalCriticalSeriousSD4100
January 199230.5PoorCriticalCriticalSeriousSD4100
January 199030.5PoorCriticalCriticalSeriousSD4100