Pennsylvania Ave. over Conrail & B&O Railroad


+39.96900, -75.18170
39°58'08" N, 75°10'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Pennsylvania Ave. over Conrail & B&O Railroad
Structure number:000000000039173
Old structure number:677301007002110 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BTWN 26TH & 27TH 28D09
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:144.0 ft. [43.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:66.3 ft. [20.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:140.4 ft. [42.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:88°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1931
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:75,000 [as of 1977]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:81.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,322,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairFairFairFair7500081.0
December 2014FairFairFairFair7500081.0
December 2012FairFairFairFair7500081.0
December 2010FairFairFairFair7500081.0
December 2008FairFairFairFair7500081.0
February 2007FairFairFairFair7500081.0
December 2006FairFairFairFair7500036.0
December 2004FairFairFairFair7500079.0
December 2002FairFairFairFair7500083.0
December 2000FairFairFairFair7500083.0
December 1998FairFairFairFair7500083.0
December 1996FairFairFairFair7500079.0
December 1994FairFairFairFair7500077.2
December 1992FairFairFairFair7500077.2
December 1990PoorFairFairPoor7500065.2