Pine Road over Pennypack Creek


+40.09020, -75.06937
40°05'25" N, 75°04'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Pine Road over Pennypack Creek
Structure number:000000000039172
Old structure number:677301007002050 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Bloomfield Rd 08K13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.4 ft. [18.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1977
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: June 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,700 [as of 1983]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:16.9 tons [15.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:55.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$930,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201655.8FairGoodFairFairFO10700
June 201432.8PoorGoodSeriousPoorSD10700
June 201241.8PoorGoodGoodPoorSD10700
June 201041.8PoorGoodGoodPoorSD10700
June 200841.8PoorGoodGoodPoorSD10700
June 200641.8PoorGoodGoodPoorSD10700
June 200469.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO10700
June 200269.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO10700
June 200069.3FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactoryFO10700
June 199869.3FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactoryFO10700
June 199669.3GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO10700
June 199497.6GoodVery GoodGoodGood-10700
June 199282.2FairFairFairFair-10700
June 199082.2FairFairFairFair-10700