PA 147; SR 0147 over ARMSTRONG CREEK


+40.48415, -76.93197
40°29'03" N, 76°55'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 147; SR 0147 over ARMSTRONG CREEK
Structure number:000000000014295
Old structure number:220147022000000 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Total length:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1921
Year reconstructed:1954
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,798 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:81.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,301,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory779881.3
August 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory647082.4
August 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory645282.4
August 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory635682.6
September 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory752179.5
September 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory740080.6
October 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory974478.8
November 2004FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory932080.0
November 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory923280.1
October 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory906780.2
September 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory884679.4
August 1996FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory885579.4
July 1994FairSatisfactoryFairGood625276.6
September 1992FairSatisfactoryFairGood611776.7
August 1990FairSatisfactoryFairGood588683.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.930661231380
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,9302,9012900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,7362,736000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.47341300
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.129125400
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.2020000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach5656000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.144144000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000