71st Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)


+39.91793, -75.24110
39°55'05" N, 75°14'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:71st Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)
Structure number:000000000039178
Old structure number:677301007102360 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Paschall Avenu 36E05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.3 ft. [19.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1901
Year reconstructed:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:40,000 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:5.0 tons [4.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:36.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$161,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201636.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 201436.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 201236.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 201036.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 200834.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 20069.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 20049.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 200213.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 200013.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 199813.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 199630.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 199432.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40000
February 199245.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO40000
February 199045.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO40000