72nd Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)


+39.91690, -75.24250
39°55'01" N, 75°14'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:72nd Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)
Structure number:000000000039179
Old structure number:677301007203360 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Paschell Ave 36E05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1913
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:33.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$972,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018PoorFairFairPoor200033.6
February 2016PoorFairFairPoor200033.6
February 2014PoorFairFairPoor200033.6
February 2012PoorFairFairPoor200033.6
February 2010PoorFairFairPoor200033.6
February 2008PoorFairFairPoor200034.6
February 2006PoorFairFairPoor20009.0
September 2004PoorFairFairPoor20009.0
February 2002PoorFairFairPoor200016.8
February 2000PoorFairFairPoor200016.8
February 1998PoorFairFairPoor200016.8
February 1996PoorFairFairPoor200034.2
February 1994PoorFairFairPoor200034.4
February 1992PoorFairFairPoor200054.6
February 1990PoorFairFairPoor200054.6