Wissahickon Drive over Branch, Wissahickon Crk


+40.05667, -75.22000
40°03'24" N, 75°13'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Wissahickon Drive over Branch, Wissahickon Crk
Structure number:000000000039203
Old structure number:677301009003890 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Wise's Mill Rd 16H06
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Skew angle:35°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1982]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:No noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the culvert. Insignificant scrape marks caused by drift. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
October 201596.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 201396.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 201196.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 200996.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 200796.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 200596.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 200396.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 200196.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 199996.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 199796.9Good8 out of 10-200
October 199592.4Good8 out of 10-200
October 199386.5Good8 out of 10-200
October 199183.5Good8 out of 10-200