Morrell Avenue over Byberry Creek


+40.06540, -74.98740
40°03'55" N, 74°59'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Morrell Avenue over Byberry Creek
Structure number:000000000039255
Old structure number:677301024003340 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W of Frankford Ave 20B03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Total length:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Skew angle:18°
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 1982]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:73.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$353,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2016Fair5 out of 10780073.0
July 2014Fair5 out of 10780069.8
July 2012Fair5 out of 10780083.9
July 2010Fair5 out of 10780064.6
July 2008Fair5 out of 10780064.6
July 2006Fair5 out of 10780064.6
July 2004Fair5 out of 10780064.4
July 2002Fair5 out of 10780064.4
July 2000Fair5 out of 10780064.4
July 1998Fair5 out of 10780064.4
July 1996Fair5 out of 10780070.4
July 1994Fair5 out of 10780081.0
July 1992Fair5 out of 10780065.3
July 1990Fair5 out of 10780065.3