Kensington Avenue over Frankford Creek


+40.00790, -75.09260
40°00'28" N, 75°05'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Kensington Avenue over Frankford Creek
Structure number:000000000039161
Old structure number:677301006001660 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NE of Hunting Park 29G02
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Total length:202.1 ft. [61.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1892
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,500 [as of 1977]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:89.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1150089.3
September 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1150089.3
September 1996GoodGoodGoodGood1150092.3
September 1994GoodGoodGoodGood1150091.1
September 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1150091.1
September 1990GoodGoodGoodGood1150091.1