+39.95143, -75.18124
39°57'05" N, 75°10'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Structure number:000000000038921
Old structure number:670003009106070 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CENTER CITY PHILA. 3590A8
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:2408.3 ft. [734.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.7 ft. [18.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:11.5 ft. [3.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1892
Year reconstructed:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,254 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.9 tons [33.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:72.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201472.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood12254
September 201271.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood15328
September 201074.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood15368
September 200874.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood15579
September 200674.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood15514
March 200774.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood15258
September 200473.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood17958
September 200273.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood17312
September 200071.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood16920