Oak Lane Avenue over SEPTA (BETH BR)


+40.05530, -75.13190
40°03'19" N, 75°07'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Oak Lane Avenue over SEPTA (BETH BR)
Structure number:000000000039266
Old structure number:677301090001920 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W of 8th Street 18A06
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:31°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1902
Year reconstructed:1968
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,200 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:81.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$716,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair120081.8
November 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair120086.8
November 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair120085.8
November 1997FairGoodGoodFair120085.8
November 1995FairGoodGoodFair120084.8
November 1993FairGoodGoodFair120084.8
November 1991FairFairSatisfactoryFair120083.8