57th Street over SEPTA


+39.94540, -75.23695
39°56'43" N, 75°14'13" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:57th Street over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039209
Old structure number:677301011001190 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Baltimore - 27E13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1905
Year reconstructed:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,500 [as of 1986]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:95.8 tons [87.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:91.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201691.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5500
March 201491.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5500
March 201291.7GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO5500
March 201091.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5500
March 200891.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5500
March 200691.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5500
March 200491.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5500
March 200295.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5500
March 200095.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5500
March 199895.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5500
March 199683.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-3000
March 199483.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-3000
March 199283.7GoodExcellentExcellentGood-3000
March 199083.7GoodExcellentExcellentGood-3000