68th Street over CSX


+39.92500, -75.24120
39°55'30" N, 75°14'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:68th Street over CSX
Structure number:000000000039248
Old structure number:677301021002370 (from 1992 edition)
Location:at Kingsessing Ave 36E04
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1926
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:62.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,632,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2016PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 2014PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 2012PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 2010PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 2008PoorPoorPoorFair200063.5
February 2006PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 2004PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 2002PoorPoorPoorFair200066.6
February 2000PoorPoorPoorFair200066.6
February 1998PoorPoorPoorFair200066.6
February 1996PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 1994PoorPoorPoorFair200062.5
February 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor200061.5
February 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor200061.5