PA TPK (I-76) over SR 1001,BEAVER RIV, RR


+40.81167, -80.31833
40°48'42" N, 80°19'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA TPK (I-76) over SR 1001,BEAVER RIV, RR
Structure number:000000000003821
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:410.1 ft. [125.0 m]
Total length:1546.0 ft. [471.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1952
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:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,663 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:28% of total traffic
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:65.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,137,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair2266365.3
May 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair2266365.3
May 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair2266365.3
May 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair2266365.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,30380350000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,6606,6404,02000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.14,10112,1011,6004000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.96,53382,80810,9652,7600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.92,40383,1039,258420
Steel Trusslinear ft.2,8217102,10740
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.213,27553,050159,9402850
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,8891,6891,190100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,94619,25113,5801150
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1210020
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1406060200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1881502990
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.244024400
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.1228220200
Movable Bearingeach3081651
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.500281012
Fixed Bearingeach26121400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4203804
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,08303,066170