"B" & Somerset Sts over CONRAIL (Richmond Br)


+39.99188, -75.12685
39°59'31" N, 75°07'37" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:"B" & Somerset Sts over CONRAIL (Richmond Br)
Structure number:000000000039202
Old structure number:677301009002440 (from 1992 edition)
Location:"B"&SOMERSET STRS. 29B05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,400 [as of 2012]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:54.9 tons [49.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201584.2FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO5400
March 201385.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO5400
March 201185.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO5400
March 200985.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO4500
March 200785.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO4500
March 200585.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO4500
March 200389.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4500
March 200191.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4500
March 199991.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4500
March 199791.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4500
March 199587.3GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO4500
March 199387.3GoodGoodVery GoodGood-4500
March 199187.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-4500