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CHRISTMAN ROAD over SACONY CREEK

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+40.53720, -75.83854
40°32'14" N, 75°50'19" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CHRISTMAN ROAD over SACONY CREEK
Structure number:000000000005365
Old structure number:067215077094640 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3 MI. NW OF KUTZTOWN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1966
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2012

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:49 [as of 2012]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:26.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2012PoorPoorImminent FailureFair4926.9
October 2011PoorPoorSeriousFair3626.9
October 2009PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
April 2009PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
April 2008PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
July 2005PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
July 2004PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
July 2003PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
July 2002PoorFairSeriousFair3629.0
July 2001PoorFairSeriousFair3628.9
July 2000PoorFairSeriousFair3627.4
July 1999PoorFairSeriousFair3627.4
August 1997PoorFairSeriousFair3627.4
August 1995PoorFairSeriousFair3627.4
September 1993FairFairFairFair3628.4
August 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory3628.4