Pine Road over Pennypack Creek


+40.09020, -75.06940
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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairGoodFairFair1070055.8
June 2014PoorGoodSeriousPoor1070032.8
June 2012PoorGoodGoodPoor1070041.8
June 2010PoorGoodGoodPoor1070041.8
June 2008PoorGoodGoodPoor1070041.8
June 2006PoorGoodGoodPoor1070041.8
June 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1070069.3
June 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1070069.3
June 2000FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory1070069.3
June 1998FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory1070069.3
June 1996GoodVery GoodGoodGood1070069.3
June 1994GoodVery GoodGoodGood1070097.6
June 1992FairFairFairFair1070082.2
June 1990FairFairFairFair1070082.2