PA TPK (I-76) over B&LE RR


+40.52278, -79.81788
40°31'22" N, 79°49'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA TPK (I-76) over B&LE RR
Structure number:000000000002090
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:664.1 ft. [202.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:91.5 ft. [27.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1950
Year reconstructed:1995
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:6
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,689 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:66.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$9,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair3868966.1
July 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair3868966.1
July 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3868975.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,6404,04060000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.83,74876,5487,20000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5,3045,2594500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,44623,24620000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.60,96660,964200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.57,30255,4021,90000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.20,33920,339000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,3942,394000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,99219,992000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach23101210
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3232000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1961752100
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.5151000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2922553430
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.64350314000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3636000
Movable Bearingeach2420400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.216216000
Fixed Bearingeach2423100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.216216000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,0061,9871900