Chalfont Drive over Byberry Creek


+40.08240, -74.98230
40°04'57" N, 74°58'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Chalfont Drive over Byberry Creek
Structure number:000000000039197
Old structure number:677301009000470 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W of Waldemire Dr 20B01
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 1982]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:95.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$489,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
August 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500095.8
October 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500096.8
August 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500096.8
August 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500096.8
August 1994FairFairSatisfactoryFair500080.6
August 1992FairFairSatisfactoryFair500080.6
August 1990FairFairSatisfactoryFair500080.6