Highland &Seminole over SEPTA (Chestnut Hill W.)


+40.07092, -75.21142
40°04'15" N, 75°12'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Highland &Seminole over SEPTA (Chestnut Hill W.)
Structure number:000000000039264
Old structure number:677301064002970 (from 1992 edition)
Location:Highland/Seminole 16J03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Total length:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1916
Year reconstructed:1988
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 - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,600 [as of 1985]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:90.9 tons [82.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201592.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5600
August 201392.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5600
August 201192.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5600
August 200992.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5600
August 200792.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5600
August 200592.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO5600
August 200399.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5600
August 200199.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5600
August 199999.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5600
August 199799.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5600
August 199592.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5600
August 199395.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-5600
August 199195.6GoodExcellentExcellentGood-5600