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FISHER DAM ROAD over SCHUYLKILL RIVER

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

Map

Coordinates:
+40.52167, -75.99833
40°31'18" N, 75°59'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FISHER DAM ROAD over SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Structure number:000000000005428
Old structure number:067230095296110 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BERNE BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:204.1 ft. [62.2 m]
Total length:206.0 ft. [62.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1959
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2013

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:884 [as of 1993]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:13.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2013FairFair-Satisfactory88413.4
August 2011FairFair-Satisfactory88413.4
August 2009FairFair-Satisfactory88413.4
August 2007FairFair-Satisfactory88413.4
August 2005PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory88413.4
August 2004PoorFairPoorSatisfactory88413.4
August 2003PoorFairPoorSatisfactory88413.4
August 2002PoorFairPoorSatisfactory88413.4