Kingsessing Avenue over SEPTA


+39.94325, -75.21502
39°56'36" N, 75°12'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Kingsessing Avenue over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039192
Old structure number:677301008001670 (from 1992 edition)
Location:E of 49th Street - 36J01
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:31°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1942
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:4,800 [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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:50.9 tons [46.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$394,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201671.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 201471.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 201271.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 201071.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 200871.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 200671.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 200470.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 200274.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4800
March 200074.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4800
March 199874.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4800
March 199673.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 199478.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 199277.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800
March 199075.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4800