Pennsylvania Ave. over Conrail & B&O Railroad


+39.96833, -75.18167
39°58'06" 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:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Skew angle:88°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1931
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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 2014

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]
Operating rating:77.9 tons [70.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201481.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 201281.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 201081.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 200881.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
February 200781.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 200636.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 200479.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 200283.0FairFairFairFair-75000
December 200083.0FairFairFairFair-75000
December 199883.0FairFairFairFair-75000
December 199679.0FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 199477.2FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 199277.2FairFairFairFairFO75000
December 199065.2PoorFairFairPoorSD75000