Morrell Avenue over Byberry Creek


+40.07401, -75.98636
40°04'26" N, 75°59'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Morrell Avenue over Byberry Creek
Structure number:000000000039205
Old structure number:677301010003340 (from 1992 edition)
Location:E of Ashfield Lane 20B03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,800 [as of 1981]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Inventory rating:75.8 tons [68.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201671.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 201471.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 201268.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 201048.6Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 200848.6Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 200664.6Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 200464.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 200264.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 200064.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 199864.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 199664.4Fair5 out of 10-7800
July 199475.8Good7 out of 10-7800
July 199275.8Good7 out of 10-7800
July 199075.8Good7 out of 10-7800