Chalfont Drive over Byberry Creek


+40.08237, -74.98255
40°04'57" N, 74°58'57" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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]
Operating rating:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201695.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 201495.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 201295.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 201095.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 200895.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 200695.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 200495.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 200295.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
October 200096.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 199896.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 199696.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5000
August 199480.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO5000
August 199280.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO5000
August 199080.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO5000