52nd Street over SEPTA


+39.94550, -75.22470
39°56'44" N, 75°13'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:52nd Street over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039268
Old structure number:677301099001180 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Baltimore Ave 27G13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Total length:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:59°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1903
Year reconstructed:1988
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,300 [as of 1986]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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]
Sufficiency rating:92.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018GoodGoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2016GoodGoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2014GoodGoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2012GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2010GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2008GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2006GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930092.5
March 2004GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930092.1
March 2002GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930096.1
March 2000GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930096.1
March 1998GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930096.1
March 1996GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930075.8
March 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good930078.1
March 1992GoodExcellentExcellentGood930078.1
March 1990GoodExcellentExcellentGood930078.1