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Old Sumneytown Pk over E BRANCH PERKIOMEN CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.30310, -75.42160
40°18'11" N, 75°25'18" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Old Sumneytown Pk over E BRANCH PERKIOMEN CREEK
Structure number:000000000027958
Old structure number:467046070001510 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.2 Mi W PA-63 3030-C2
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1841
Year reconstructed:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,683 [as of 2013]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:66.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018Fair-FairFair168366.4
April 2016Poor-FairPoor168350.1
April 2014Poor-FairPoor168350.1
August 2012Poor-FairPoor30052.9
August 2010Poor-FairPoor30052.9
August 2008Poor-FairPoor30052.9
August 2006Fair-FairSatisfactory30068.9
August 2004Fair-FairSatisfactory30068.9
August 2002Fair-GoodSatisfactory30079.9
July 2000Fair-GoodSatisfactory30079.9
June 1998Good-GoodVery Good30078.9
June 1996Good-GoodVery Good30078.9
June 1994Good-GoodVery Good30079.9
June 1992Good-ExcellentExcellent30078.9
June 1990-----40.0