SR 2023 (LR 165) over BUSHKILL CREEK


+40.69506, -75.20946
40°41'42" N, 75°12'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 2023 (LR 165) over BUSHKILL CREEK
Structure number:000000000028738
Old structure number:482023001014070 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:178.2 ft. [54.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1894
Year reconstructed:2016
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:3
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for other load-capacity restriction [R]
Average daily traffic:12,203 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:89.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,269,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1220389.8
March 2016Poor-SeriousSerious1220326.9
March 2015Poor-SeriousSerious819632.3
March 2014Poor-SeriousSerious824432.3
March 2013Poor-SeriousSerious824448.0
March 2012Poor-SeriousSerious854648.0
March 2011Poor-FairPoor854672.4
October 2010Poor-FairPoor838769.4
July 2009Poor-FairPoor827469.4
December 2008Poor-FairPoor825669.4
September 2006Fair-FairFair974485.5
March 2004Fair-FairFair943085.0
March 2002Fair-FairFair1105784.8
April 2000Fair-FairFair1084084.8
April 1998Fair-FairFair1062784.9
April 1996Fair-FairFair926585.0
April 1994Fair-FairFair875085.2
June 1992Fair-FairFair852885.3
August 1990Poor-PoorFair1577670.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Masonry Archlinear ft.8017232515
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.175102312220
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.18696503010
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.77000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.66541200