53rd Street over CONRAIL (Chester Br.)


+39.93300, -75.21260
39°55'59" N, 75°12'45" 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:23.0 ft. [7.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryFair20065.2
March 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryFair20065.2
March 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryFair20065.2
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair20065.2
April 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair20021.5
March 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair20065.2
March 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20076.2
March 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20076.1
March 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20080.1
March 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20080.1
March 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20080.1
March 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20076.1
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood20076.0
March 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20075.0
March 1990FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20075.0