53rd Street over CONRAIL (CHESTER BR.)


+39.93303, -75.21266
39°55'59" N, 75°12'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:53rd Street over CONRAIL (CHESTER BR.)
Structure number:000000000039159
Old structure number:677301006000920 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Eastwick Ave. 36J03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Total length:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:66.9 tons [60.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$62,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201665.2FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO200
March 201465.2FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO200
March 201265.2FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO200
March 201065.2FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO200
April 200821.5FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO200
March 200865.2FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO200
March 200676.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO200
March 200476.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO200
March 200280.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-200
March 200080.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-200
March 199880.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-200
March 199676.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO200
March 199476.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO200
March 199275.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO200
March 199075.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO200